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Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential - despite the obstacles often put before them - to make a significant impact on society. In addition to financial support, Point Foundation matches each scholar with a mentor who is a successful professional in fields such as the arts, science, education, business, law, medicine and other humanities. Point Foundation's academic/program year begins in July with a Leadership Conference, where past and recently awarded scholars receive intensive training in leadership development, accountability, community service guidance, and advocacy and philanthropy to the LGBTQ community. Most importantly, Point Foundation instills a clear understanding of how these attributes all relate to the community's history and development.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Each person who receives a Point Scholarship Award is expected to be "out" as a person who identifies as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, or allied individual.

Deadline: Mid-January each year

Academic Level: Graduate;Post-Undergraduate;Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding;Undergraduate Level Funding

Field of Study: All;Arts & Humanities;Business;Education / Teaching;Public Affairs / Policy;Social Sciences;STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: All;Foreign Citizen / International Student;Permanent Resident;US Citizen;US National

Special Circumstances: LGBTQ

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