The scholarship program will support self-identified LGBTQ members enrolled in a teacher/counseling credential or graduate program who are pursuing a career in public education and who understand the importance of LGBTQ educators as role models in our public schools.
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California LGBTQ Safety in Schools Scholarships
Applicants must be one of the following:
A) CTA/SCTA member.
B) Public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member.
A) Proof of current or intended enrollment in a teacher/counseling credential program.
B) Application essays are expected to address any experience, and/or your personal philosophy, that benefit the LGBTQ+ public school community; and must incorporate as many of the following criteria as possible:
C) Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of LGBTQ role models.
D) Making the environment safe for LGBTQ students.
E) Your past/intended involvements in the LGBTQ education community.
F) Importance of role models for LGBTQ ethnic minorities.
Grants/scholarships of up to $2,500 will be made available annually to awardees.
Be Bold Scholarship
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship:
A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be:
A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;
B) A parent who...
$1,000 Ascend Scholarship
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship:
1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....