BRIDGES AND LADDERS LGBTQ+ Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is established by the EOA Foundation. Students are nominated by TRIO/EOP professionals in their respective Chapters and selected through a process administered jointly by EOA and the EOA Foundation. This scholarship is awarded by the EOA Foundation and is non-renewable.
One award of $1,000. Each Chapter may select a semifinalist (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri/Kansas/Nebraska, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin).
The student applicant must meet the following criteria to apply:
Be a current TRIO/EOP student within the EOA region;
Be enrolled or anticipate enrollment for high school seniors, in a two-year or four-year post-secondary institution for the upcoming academic year or anticipated enrollment for current high school seniors;
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale;
Demonstrates leadership, involvement, and experiences that intersect with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally community (LGBTQ+).
The Nominator MUST be a current member of EOA at the time of the scholarship deadline.
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