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    Greater Boston PFLAG Scholarship

    Offered by Greater Boston PFLAG

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Feb 20, 2024
    1 award worth up to

    $20,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    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.

    January 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you an LGBTQ+ individual or ally who resides in the Greater Boston area and is planning on pursuing post-secondary education? If so, you might want to consider applying for the Greater Boston PFLAG Scholarship! Dedicated to helping LGBTQ+ students and allies pay for educational expenses, the scholarship awards up to $5,000 to one Massachusetts high school senior each year. This scholarship may be renewed over the course of one’s four years of undergrad, totaling $20,000 by the time of graduation. The scholarship is funded by PFLAG, the first and largest organization for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies. In addition to their identity as an LGBTQ+ individual or ally, applicants must also demonstrate that they have previously served or intend to serve the LGBTQ+ community. If you fit this description and are passionate about LGBTQ+ activism, we encourage you to apply for the Greater Boston PFLAG Scholarship!

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to college-bound, Massachusetts high school seniors who are dedicated to the promotion of LGBTQ+ inclusion. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA

    No GPA requirement

    Other Category

    LGBTQ+

    State

    Massachusetts

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials. If selected as a finalist, you will be invited for an interview in early March.

    1,000-word essay

    Letters of Recommendation

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    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

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

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Greater Boston PFLAG Scholarship is renewable.

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