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GALA Leadership Award

Offered by Emory University LGBT Alumni Group

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Sep 21, 2023
1 award worth


Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

February 20, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a student at Emory University who identifies as LGBTQ? The GALA Leadership Award may be a good scholarship opportunity for you! Emory University’s Office of LGBT Life offers this scholarship to promote the leadership development of LGBTQ students. It is one of three funds set up by generous alumni and friends of Emory University and the Office of LGBT Life to support this aspect of the office’s mission. The GALA Leadership Award provides ongoing financial support for student leadership opportunities. If you are a LGBTQ Emory student leader looking for development funding, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

In order to be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at Emory University for the upcoming academic year and be actively involved in creating a positive environment for LGBT communities on campus.

Grade Level

College Students

Minimum GPA

No GPA requirement

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Application information

To apply for this scholarship, you must submit a cover letter, completed Financial Aid Information sheet, a current resume, and the below application materials.

1000-word essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Emory University LGBT Alumni Group at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the GALA Leadership Award 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).
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