LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association Fund

The Pride Scholarship was established in 2021 by the LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association. Must be a currently enrolled, full-time junior or senior undergraduate student or a graduate student who can demonstrate academic success, a commitment to LGBTQ advocacy or education and show leadership potential either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study.. Must complete the FAFSA, have financial need and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

The scholarship is awarded every spring semester and the recipient is included in the annual Lavender Reception, a commencement and recognition ceremony that celebrates the achievements of graduating students who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community at UB.

Financial Need, LGBTQ FSA
Supplemental Questions
  1. How have you demonstrated a commitment to LGBTQ advocacy or education? How will you in the future?
  2. Describe your curricular or cocurricular involvement on the UB campus.
  3. How would receiving this scholarship impact you financially?
  4. Describe an example of a time where you demonstrated leadership in a community.
  5. Who is someone - either someone you personally know or a public figure either fictional or real – from the LGBTQ community who has inspired you and explain why.
  6. RESUME OR CV REQUIRED: Please upload a copy.
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