Despite recent legal and social progress, many LGBTQ+ individuals are still discriminated against in academia, the workforce, and society in general.
In the last year alone, one-third of LGBTQ+ individuals in the US faced discrimination, with transgender Americans facing even higher rates of discrimination, affecting 3 in 5. This discrimination can reduce one’s opportunities, can contribute to mental health crises, and can discourage people from seeking necessary medical care.
The Pool family is a family with LGBTQ+ kids and a proud mom who has been involved with their local PFLAG organization for many years. They are looking to make a difference for an LGBTQ+ student who is looking to further their education at college or trade school.
Any LGBTQ+ undergraduate student may apply for this exclusive scholarship opportunity, but students studying at community college or trade schools will be preferred.
To apply, submit an essay OR video telling us about your experiences as an LGBTQ+ student as well as your goals.