Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) - New Orleans Scholarship

Scholarship Description

PURPOSE: To recognize outstanding gay, lesbian bisexual, transgendered (GLBT) students from the community. To encourage continuing education for self-identified GLBT students. To foster a positive image of GLBT young people in society. ELIGIBILITY: Gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered (GLBT) students (17 years or older as of April 15, of the scholarship year). Applying to attend (or currently attending) a post-secondary educational institution. Cannot be a prior winner of this award, nor be receiving full tuition from another source. Must be a resident of the state of Louisiana at the time of application. Must submit an application with required supporting materials. Recipients must be present at awards event to accept scholarship in person at the award ceremony, usually the Saturday evening before Mother’s Day. TERMS: Cash awards will be paid jointly to the student and the institution. The award must be used within two (2) years of receipt. CRITERIA FOR JUDGING APPLICATIONS: Affirmation of one’s gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered identity. Demonstration of integrity and honesty. Participation and leadership in community activities. Determination and potential to achieve personal and academic goals. Demonstration of financial need. You can obtain scholarship information from: Your school counselor By download: Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Welcome Letter Scholarship Requirements Scholarship Donors Application By email: Scholarship Committee Include your name, address, phone, and email address. Please indicate if it is OK to identify ourselves with PFLAG when we call. By mail: PFLAG/New Orleans Chapter Scholarship Selection Committee Post Office Box 15515 New Orleans, Louisiana 70175 Send completed application materials to the above address. For further information contact us by email at: Scholarship ChairPerson or by phone Joe at 504-944-6013 All applicants will be notified of results by the end of April. 

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)
PFLAG New Orleans P.O. Box 15515
New Orleans, LA 70175

Contact Person:

Phone: (504) 862-5912