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Antony Cesar Memorial Scholarship

Funded by
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Sherry Simburger
1 winner$1,500
In Review
Application Deadline
Jun 28, 2024
Winners Announced
Jul 29, 2024
Education Level
High School, Undergraduate
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school or undergraduate student
Financial need

Cesar was a beloved child: imaginative, creative, talented, as well as sensitive and kind, who passed away too soon after a struggle with his mental health.

Unfortunately, the discrimination and cruelty that many transgender people are exposed to from a young age can have an impact on their mental health, raising the risk of suicide. Combating the hurdles thrown at the transgender community requires uplifting students so they can overcome the challenges they face and achieve their dreams.

This scholarship aims to honor Cesar’s life by supporting transgender students who are pursuing higher education despite the obstacles they are facing.

Any transgender high school or undergraduate student with financial need may apply for this scholarship.

To apply, tell us about yourself, how being transgender has affected you, why you’re passionate about your chosen field, who or what influenced your career choice, and how you plan to reach your goals.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact, Creativity
Published January 24, 2024
Essay Topic

Please tell us a bit about yourself and how being transgender has affected you personally and influenced your beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations. Why are you passionate about your chosen career? What or who has influenced your career choice and how do you plan to reach your goals?

400–1000 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Jun 28, 2024. Winners will be announced on Jul 29, 2024.

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