GSBA awards educational scholarships to LGBTQ and allied students who are committed to making a difference in the world. Our scholarships range up to $13,000 annually and are meant to provide significant support as you pursue your educational goals.
For undergraduate students:
To receive a GSBA Scholarship, you must be a Washington State resident.* However, since GSBA shares an application with Pride Foundation, those residing in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington are encouraged to apply. Both GSBA and Pride Foundation scholars may study at any accredited college or university.
For graduate students:
1. Applicants must have been a GSBA Scholar while working towards an undergraduate degree.
2. Applicants must have had a cumulative GPA of 3.0+ upon completion of an undergraduate degree.
- GSBA doesn’t check citizenship status when reviewing applications. Undocumented students are eligible to apply.
- Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
- Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
- Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Award is available to Canadian citizens
- Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.
- Application form required
- Transcript required
- Interview required
- Financial need analysis required
- Essay required
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The GSBA Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to LGBTQ and allied students who exhibit leadership potential, demonstrate strong academic abilities, and are actively involved in school and community organizations. Founded in 1991, the GSBA Scholarship Fund has awarded over 700 scholarships totaling over $4 million.Website