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(LGBT) Lesbian, Gay, BiSexual & Transgender - Supplemental Sources of Financial Aid

Human Rights Campaign

Website: Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign provides a searchable scholarship database for LGBT and allied students.

The M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship Fund was named in memory of the late M. Katherine Baird Darmer, an activist, law professor, and champion of change for the LGBT community in Orange County and beyond. The Fund, which is sponsored by the Orange County Lavender Bar Association (OCLBA) and the Orange County Equality Coalition (OCEC), will award one or more scholarships each year to academically
qualified law students who have demonstrated commitment to advancing equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in Orange County. Determinations regarding the amount and number of awards are at the sole discretion of the scholarship committee jointly appointed by OCLBA and OCEC and the Liberty Hill
To be considered for the Darmer Equality Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

• Be a current or incoming law student.
• Demonstrate commitment to advancing equality for the LGBT community in Orange County.
• Be available, if requested, to participate in an interview with the scholarship committee between May 15 and June 15, 2015.
• Be available, if selected, to attend the OCLBA Anniversary Party in July 2015 (specific date and time TBA).
Deadline: May 1

The Point Foundation (TPF)

Deadline: March 3
Website: The Point Foundation (TPF)

The application process is open to all LGBT students nationwide regardless of level of education. The amount of annual support devoted to each scholar is between $8,000 and $80,000. Point Scholars are chosen for their demonstrated leadership, scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities, involvement in the LGBT community and financial need. Particular interest is paid to students who have lost the financial and social support of their families and/or communities as a result of revealing their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Jeremy D. Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship

c/o Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
233 South Wacker Drive
6300 Sears Tower
Chicago, IL 60606
Deadline: The application process is open from June 1 - July 31.
Website: Jeremy D. Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship

This scholarship awards $1,000 to a well-qualified LGBT candidate interested in pursuing a career in patent law. Applicants must be enrolled as second year law students, be eligible to sit for the Patent Bar Exam, and demonstrate strong academic achievement.

For more scholarships

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