LEAGUE Foundation LGBTQ Scholarship

Website: LEAGUE Foundation Awards


The intent of the scholarship program is to aide students to get from High School to their freshman or initial year of school to an institution of higher learning.

Currently the LEAGUE Foundation has 3 awards for consideration and each student application is automatically reviewed for each.

The five awards are:

All decisions of the selection committee are final. Scholarship proceeds are sent directly to the school where the applicant will be attending. Funds are not given directly to the student.


The program is open to self-identified Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender graduating high school seniors meeting the prescribed criteria.

The applicant must:

  • Be graduating from high school in the year he / she applies for a scholarship.
  • Be a United States Citizen.
  • Be attending an accredited college, university, or vocational school within the United States or Canada. Proof of acceptance is required.
  • Provide an OFFICIAL copy of his / her high school transcript showing a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better using a 4.0 scale or equivalent. Weighted average can be used in this calculations. If the applicant’s high school does not use a numerical grading system, then a complete description of the measures of success and requirements for graduation is required.
  • Complete 2 personal essays as outlined on the application form.
  • Provide at least 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.
  • Prepare a detailed list of community involvement. "Extra-Credit" is given to those activities and leadership roles relating directly to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities.
  • Sign an acknowledgement form agreeing to the outlined terms and conditions of the application. (See application form)
Student Type
  • freshman
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status
  • Undocumented

Application available online at: https://leaguefoundation.org/apply/


Contact Information

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to info@LEAGUEFoundation.org.