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Pride Foundation Scholarship

Offered by Pride Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 15, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

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.

January 2025

Scholarship Overview

Are you an LGBTQ+ student looking for a generous scholarship opportunity? Further, are you a current or former resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington? If so, consider applying for the Pride Foundation Scholarship! The scholarship is open to LGBTQ+ students who have faced systemic barriers to education or other systemic discrimination and are currently pursuing post-secondary education. With this scholarship, The Pride Foundation is proud to support students who are underrepresented and stand out as leaders in their lives, communities, fields of study, workplaces, and movements. Founded in 1985, the Pride foundation carries the belief that people should be able to live safely and openly. Each year, the Pride foundation awards up to $16,500 to multiple recipients to fund their educational expenses. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to current and former Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington residents. Applicants must have lived in one of these states at least three months prior or have lived within that state for at least one year at any time within the five years before the application deadline. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students

Minimum GPA

No GPA requirement


Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American

Academic Interest

Law, Political Science

Other Category

Low Income, Disability, LGBTQ+


Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Application information

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

500-word essay

Academic transcript

Resume or CV

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 Pride Foundation at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the Pride Foundation 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).

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