LGBTQ Youth College Scholarship


LGBTQ Youth College Scholarships

The LEA Scholarship program supports LGBTQ+ and allies who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the mission of the LEA and the LGBT movement.


  • Senior applying or attending college in the academic year 2018-19
  • Open to undocumented and Dream Act Students
  • Be attending an accredited college, university, or vocational school within the United States or Canada. Proof of acceptance is required.
  • The scholarship is open to self-identified Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender or Ally graduating high school seniors meeting the prescribed criteria.
  • Must be available to attend the Purple Lily Awards on Thursday June 28th, 2018
  • This scholarship does involve some kind of public recognition
  • Must have at least a 2.0 or above
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Application Deadline: May 15th, 2018 at 11:59PM
  • Awardees will be informed on May 30th

For questions please contact scholarship selection committee members:

Liz Lopez          323.810.1054

Jessica Correa   323.334.5080

Marco Valadez   626.290.2514

or via email at

May 15, 2018 at 12pm - 3pm

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