NOTE: Eligible applicants are all those who:
o Reside in New York City;
o Openly identify as LGBTQI;
o Hold neither US citizenship nor a green card*;
o Are working towards a Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited, nonprofit New York City school;
o Have completed at least one full academic year at a United States college or university; AND
o Have a current, most recent, or cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 or higher**
*We also welcome applications from individuals seeking or already granted asylum in the United States.
**Renewal of this scholarship requires that recipients maintain a GPA of at least 3.25 each term.
NOTE: Scholarships will be awarded on the bases of both need and merit. Candidates should:
o Have a clearly expressed need for financial support;
o Have and be able to maintain an excellent academic record; AND
o Demonstrate interest and involvement in their school and/or local community