Sunday, January 06, 2008

Scholarships Available for GLBT Youth

The 2008 LEAGUE Foundation scholarship program is now receiving student applications until April 30, 2008. Since 1996, LEAGUE Foundation has continued to grow in its mission of providing financial resources for America´s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender youth to attend institutions of higher learning. Now in its 12th year the LEAGUE Foundation has awarded its 64 scholarships and applications have been received from students from all 50 states. Financial support has been received from corporations, individuals, and other GLBT organizations.

Applicants should graduate high school in 2008; identify themselves as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender; have achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; are actively and substantially involved in community service; live in the United States; and have been accepted to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.

Scholarships currently open for applications are:
  • Matthew Shepard Memorial Scholarship
  • Laurel Hester Memorial Scholarship
  • LEAGUE Foundation Scholarship

Additionally LEAGUE Foundation has developed a new and improved user friendly website:

Information on the site includes: background, history, scholarship descriptions, previous winners, student resources, scholarship application, donation information, and news articles.

Contributions or questions can be directed to LEAGUE Foundation, c/o Charles Eader, 1 AT&T Way, Room 4B214J, Bedminster, New Jersey 07921.

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