Phoenix Pride Scholarship

The Pride Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships for students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, or Queer OR are the dependent of a self identified LGBTQ parent. The fund was created by Phoenix Pride to support LGBTQ students in furthering their educational goals.

Award Criteria:

  • A student currently attending an accredited school in Arizona; or a May graduate from a high school in Maricopa County, accepted at an Arizona college for the following school year.

  • Intent to enroll as a full-time student while receiving the scholarship (minimum 12 credits for undergraduate, 9 credits for graduate per semester).

  • Self-identified member of the LGBTQ community with a record of involvement in the LGBTQ community OR dependent of self identified LGBTQ parent.

  • One additional award available at $1,000 for a student involved in high school sports at the junior varsity or varsity level.

  • Financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in high school or college courses.