Get matched with vetted scholarships and enter our
I’m a high school student I’m a college or graduate student
100% Free. No Spam.
    Start typing in the text field above
    Scholarship Review Process

    The Scholarships360 Research Team reviews all scholarships individually and strives to exclude any scholarship where any of the below applies:

    • The scholarship requires a fee to apply
    • The scholarship provider’s privacy policy allows for the misuse of student data
    • The scholarship requires paid membership in an organization (with certain exceptions for reputable trade organizations and others)
    • Student are required to sign up for a site or service to apply*
    • The scholarship seems primarily used for lead generation** or idea harvesting purposes***
    • The scholarship website has many grammatical errors and/or advertisements
    • The scholarship or scholarship providing organization seem untrustworthy
    • There is no evidence the scholarship was previously awarded
    • The scholarship has not been awarded in the past 12 months
    • There is no available contact information

    If you believe a scholarship has been published in error, please reach out to [email protected] and we’ll take a look!


    * There are certain exceptions to this, for example if the sponsoring organization is a major corporation or nonprofit with its own scholarship application system.
    ** Lead generation scholarships will require students to sign up for an app or website and require minimal (if any) application requirements.
    ***Idea harvesting scholarships will require students to submit blog posts or other materials that companies may use for marketing purposes.

    Learn about our editorial policies
    Advertiser disclosure

    Student-centric advice and objective recommendations

    Higher education has never been more confusing or expensive. Our goal is to help you navigate the very big decisions related to higher ed with objective information and expert advice. Each piece of content on the site is original, based on extensive research, and reviewed by multiple editors, including a subject matter expert. This ensures that all of our content is up-to-date, useful, accurate, and thorough.

    Our reviews and recommendations are based on extensive research, testing, and feedback. We may receive commission from links on our website, but that doesn’t affect our editors’ opinions. Our marketing partners don’t review, approve or endorse our editorial content. It’s accurate to the best of our knowledge when posted. You can find a complete list of our partners here.

    Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship

    Offered by PFLAG Sacramento

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 17, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $2,000

    Grade level

    High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you an LGBTQ+, college-bound high school senior or current postsecondary student living in the Sacramento area? Further, are you passionate about demonstrating service and/or activism for the LGBTQ+ community? If so, consider applying for the Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,000 to multiple students who meet the above criteria and submit the required application materials. In order to apply, you must submit an online application, transcript, letter of recommendation, essay, and an optional resume or brag sheet. The scholarship is funded by PFLAG Sacramento, a Sacramento-based organization with the goal of educating local communities until all hearts and minds respect and affirm LGBTQ+ individuals. 

    If you’re an LGBTQ, college-bound high school senior or current postsecondary student residing in Sacramento, we encourage you to apply for the Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship!

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to LGBTQ+ students who are currently or will soon be enrolled in postsecondary institutions. Students must also meet the below eligibility requirements and reside in the Sacramento area.

    Grade Level

    High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

    Minimum GPA

    2.5

    Other Category

    LGBTQ+

    State

    California

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Resume or CV

    Letter of Recommendation

    Discover similar scholarships by category

    Confirm Eligibility

    Create your Scholarships360 account to confirm your eligibility for the Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship. 0% Spam, 100% Free.

    Scholarship FAQ

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship winner will be announced: May 31, 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact PFLAG Sacramento at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

    While you wait for this scholarship to reopen, try applying to some additional opportunities

    Get Started

    3 reasons to join scholarships360

    • Automatic entry to our $10,000 No-Essay Scholarship
    • Personalized matching to thousands of vetted scholarships
    • Quick apply for scholarships exclusive to our platform

    By the way...Scholarships360 is 100% free!

    Join For Free