Little Bird Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants

🏆 Available:
💰 $18,000
⏳ N/A

Last year this scholarship received 7 applicant(s). $25,000 was awarded to 1 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Awarding a total of $18,000 for up to two years of school, the Little Bird Scholarship provides a measure of financial stability to undergraduate students who are both LGBTQ or intersex and undocumented immigrants, including refugees and individuals seeking or granted asylum.

The application consists of 2-3 short essay questions, a letter of recommendation, and transcripts from your current academic institution. There is no minimum GPA requirement.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • not hold U.S. citizenship, a green card, or an F-1 visa;

  • be enrolled at an accredited, nonprofit school in New York City; and

  • be rising juniors or seniors.

Eligibility Requirements

  • For residents of the following states: New York
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

How To Apply

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Donor: Stonewall Community Foundation

We are a foundation by and for the LGBTQ community. We raise money and fund work that makes a difference on the issues that matter in our lives, from education and violence to family acceptance and health. Our mission is to strengthen New York City’s LGBTQ community from within by engaging donors, empowering community leaders, and investing in dynamic organizations.