Vazquez Pride in Health Scholarship

Scholarship Description

For students pursuing advanced health care degrees (medicine, public health, and/or community health) with preference given to LGBTQ students of color, students who are Transgender/Gender Queer, or students who are from rural areas or plan to practice in rural communities.

Northwest Residency: Applicants must be a resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington but may study elsewhere. Applicants are considered a resident of one of these states if they:
currently live within that state and have done so for at least three months prior to the application deadline; or
have lived within that state for at least one year at any time within the five years prior to the application deadline; or
have lived within that state for more than one year at any time and have been continuously enrolled in an accredited academic institution for the five years prior to the application deadline.

LGBTQ Community Involvement:
Preference is given to students who are self-identified LGBTQ, members of LGBTQ families, or straight allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBTQ community. All scholarships emphasize demonstrated commitment to equality and civil rights for all people.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Pride Foundation
2014 E. Madison St, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98122

Contact Person: Gunner Scott, Director of Programs or Craig Williams, Educational Program Officer

Phone: 206-323-3318 / 800-735-7287



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