We want to see you succeed! Here’s some useful advice.
For students who have never filled out a scholarship application before or for those students who are interested in knowing more about what we ask on our particular application, we are providing the following worksheet to help you prepare to complete our online application. You can download a worksheet from our APPLY NOW page and learn more about our scholarship application and have a practice run through answering the questions before you begin the online application.
If you are looking for general tips on completing Pride Foundation or any other scholarship application, we suggest you read this excellent scholarship application tips worksheet. It has useful advice on how to complete an application, tips for writing stellar essays, asking for references, and ways to make your scholarship search more productive!
The following are useful sites for students searching for scholarships!
Campus Pride – student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students provide many resources including a scholarship database.
Equity Foundation – several scholarships for LGBTQ and ally students from Oregon. Each scholarship has its own separate application.
FinAid – a list of scholarships and advice for LGBTQ students pursuing higher education. There is also useful general financial aid information available on this site.
HRC Scholarships Database for LGBT & Allied Students – extensive list of scholarships for LGBTQ and straight ally students. The list can be sorted by national and local resources.
Point Foundation – along with scholarship awards, each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs.
TheWashBoard.org – If you are a Washington resident looking for scholarships, theWashBoard.org makes it simple by putting applications from Washington-based scholarship providers in one place.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Part of the U.S. Department of Education and the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation.
Pride Foundation limits the scholarship resources that are included on our website to not-for-profit organizations and groups that offer financial aid information relevant to LGBTQ students and Northwest residents. This is only a sample of the resources that are available online. Students should also investigate scholarship opportunities through Educational Institutions, Corporations, For-Profit Organizations, and Government Agencies.