African American and Black Student Scholarships
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarships
The Salt Lake City alums chapter for Omega Psi Phi provides many scholarships including an African American High School Male Award for
high school seniors and currently enrolled university students and a scholarship for
the winners of their national high school essay contest.
Undocumented Student Scholarships
Association of Raza Educators Scholarships
The Association of Raza Educators provides undocumented students with an opportunity to realize their dreams of attending
Immigrant Student Scholarships
Esperanza Education Fund
The Esperanza Education Fund provides scholarships and professional mentorships to local immigrant students.
Scholarships for Women
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
AAUW offers 6 fellowships and grant programs for women in graduate programs.
Queer-Identifying Student Scholarships
The Student Diversity and Inclusion Center's Queer Compass program provides a list of scholarships for students in the LGBTQIA+ community. Scholarships
have individual deadlines.
For information on other scholarships, visit Campus Pride's LGBTQ Scholarships Database. Campus Pride's database is a great additional source that includes scholarships
across the entire U.S. for queer-identifying students. Users can limit their search
by a number of criteria.
2020 Gamma Mu Scholarship application opens: Mar. 1, 2020
2020 Folisi & Goodwin Scholarship in Memory of Ray Williams application opens: Mar. 15, 2020
2020 applications close: Mar. 31, 2020
- Submit a completed application online no later than Mar. 31
- Have completed high school or the GED by June of the application year
- Be admitted to an accredited college, university, or vocational institution for fall
of the current year or spring of the following year
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Be a gay male (for the Gamma Mu Scholarship) or a LGBT student (for the Folisi & Goodwin
Scholarship in Memory of Ray Williams) under 35 years of age at time of application
2020 application opens: Apr. 1, 2020
2020 application closes: June 6, 2020
- Successful completion of a minimum of 2 years of post-high school education at an
accredited college or university
- Maintenance of a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on 4-point scale) for the entirety of the student's
- A declared major in an accredited STEM program or STEM-related teaching field
- An active supporter of and participant in programs or organizations that promote LGBTQ
inclusion and visibility
- Students must be eligible for fall term registration and must not be under disciplinary
2020 application opens: Jan. 2020
- University first-year, sophomore, or junior student
- Age 27 or younger
- Active commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership
(e.g. providing peer-based prevention and education; engaging in advocacy or grassroots
activism; raising public awareness; and/or delivering practical, emotional or treatment
support to people living with HIV/AIDS)
- Planning on continuing to find ways to make a difference in the HIV/AIDS epidemic
through career or public service opportunities after education is complete
2020 application opens: Nov. 1, 2019
2020 application closes: Jan. 27, 2020
- Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based
in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in Fall 2020. Students enrolled
or intending to enroll in a college or university in a United States territory are
- Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community
- Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year
- Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/doctoral program.
Post-doctoral research programs are not eligible
- If selected as a finalist, the finalist must be in North or Central America on Apr.
23-25 and be available to fly to Los Angeles to remain eligible for the scholarship.
All travel expenses will be covered by the Point Foundation.
2020 application opens: Apr. 2020
- Enrolled in college in any year of study, including graduate school
- Academic achievement
- Outstanding community service and leadership
- Commitment to impacting LGBTQ issues
Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. provides several scholarships including merit, need-based, and Youth Partners Accessing
Capital (PAC) scholarships.
Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program promotes academic excellence by providing opportunities for outstanding minority
students in their senior year of high school who demonstrate significant financial
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's scholarship programs provide financial assistance and academic support to high school,
undergraduate, and graduate students.
Scholarships to Apply to Over Summer
View a list of 32 scholarships to apply for over summer break.