Point Foundation Community College Scholarship for LGBTQ Students
The Point Foundation is the nation’s largest provider of scholarships to LGBTQ+ students. The application opened March 1st for the 2021-2022 school year and will remain open until May 3rd.
Scholarship recipients will receive:
Between $2,000 – 4,800 financial award each year
Support and advice from a Point Alum who will serve as a “coach”
Admissions counseling and financial education at the Point Community College Transfer Symposium in Los Angeles (Pending health and safety restrictions)
Access to Point Foundation network of LGBTQ scholars, more than 300 alumni, and many others dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed
To Be Eligible:
Students must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited community college in the United States including Hawaii and Alaska, in Fall 2021
Students must have 1-2 years of community college left AND
Students must be intending to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university for Fall 2022 or Fall 2023 admission
OR graduate with an associate’s degree in Fall 2023
Students must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ+ community
Students must submit an application online [pointfoundationscholars.communityforce.com]. The application closes Monday May 3, 2021 at 8:00am (PST).