The Alliance for LGBT Equality at UAB Scholarship

The Alliance for LGBT Equality at UAB Scholarship is an award in which all applicants are evaluated on the totality of their situation, academic achievement, financial need, demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community, demonstrated leadership skills, and present and future goals.

Successful applicants for this scholarship will:

  • Be currently enrolled in, or admitted to, a degree‐granting program at UAB. Applicants may be either undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Demonstrate solid academic promise and achievement and have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average in any coursework completed prior to the time of application.

Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate service to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community.

Financial need will be determined by the scholarship selection committee based on the information provided in the application and by the UAB Financial Aid Office. Applicants do not have to qualify for federal financial assistance in order to be considered for this award. All documents, including letters of recommendations, should be received by the deadline.

Award
Varies
Deadline
02/01/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you demonstrated service to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community?
  2. Please submit an essay (no more than 750 words total) addressing the following: (a) Describe your involvement with the LGBTQ community; What inspires you to pursue equality? In what capacities have you been involved? Do you have a vision or idea for the future related to LGBTQ equality? (b) Include a short description of your past leadership experience and your future goals.
  3. To be considered for this scholarship opportunity, you must submit two letters of recommendation from a person who you know well and can comment on your academic goals, career goals and/or your involvement with the LGBTQ community. Please provide the name and email of your first recommender below.
  4. Please provide the name and email of your second recommender below.
  5. Please list LGBTQ related leadership positions, club memberships, employment, and volunteer activities:
    • (a) Title/Role
    • (b) Organization Name
    • (c) Dates of Involvement
    • (d) Hours Per Week
    • (e) Brief Description
    • (f) Name of a Representative from the Organization
    • (g) Email Address of the Representative (listed above) from the Organization
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