Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national organization of approximately 250,000 families organized in 500 chapters across the United States. It is a family-based organization of caring people from all walks of life working together for the benefit of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) communities. The Sacramento Chapter of PFLAG is pleased to be able to offer a scholarship to a graduating senior or a first-year student enrolled in a two or four-year college from the wider Sacramento area. The scholarship is named in honor of The Rev. and Mrs. Merrill Follansbee, chapter founders and proud parents of a gay son.
Eligibility:-Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman-Identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or intersex-Demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBTQI community-Have applied or presently enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education in pursuit of either an associate degree leading to transfer credits or towards a bachelor's degree program at a four-year collegeFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $1,000
Essay required: Yes