Gamma Mu Scholarship Program



Gamma Mu Scholarship Program

Deadline : March 31, 2012

The Gamma Mu Scholarship Program supports gay men who want to continue their education beyond high school at a college, university, or vocational or professional training program.

The program supports a wide range of educational options, including vocational and technical training, associate, bachelors and graduate degrees. Scholarships are offered for full-time study beginning at an accredited institution or program of the student's choice.

If selected as a recipient, a student will receive an award of between $1,000 and $2,500 to use during the following year of under- or post-graduate study or in the vocational program in which they are enrolled. Payment is made in one installment on July 15th for Colleges and Universities, and subject to the program requirements for vocational and other professional training programs. Checks are made payable to the particular institution for benefit of the recipient.

Awards are for one year only. Students must submit applications each year for consideration for funding the following academic year. Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:
-Financial Need
-Demonstrated community involvement
-Extracurricular involvement
-Experience overcoming discrimination and/or marginalization
-Work/academic achievement
-Educational and career goals
-Involvement in the gay community
-Leadership in promoting diversity and tolerance

If awarded a scholarship, they request that the student supply a photo to publish in the Foundation Annual Report and agree to have their name listed in Foundation news publications.

For additional information please contact the Foundation by email at: scholarships@gammamufoundation.org, or look at their website here.

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