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Historically, LGBTQ+ students are left out of important programs that recognize their contributions to creating equitable and inclusive schools and larger community. While other scholarships exist in Loudoun to recognize the needs of other marginalized community, only Equality Loudoun offers scholarships specifically for LGBTQ+ students in Loudoun County with the goal of pursuing higher education. 

The Equality in Education Scholarships are awarded in June of each year at our annual Loudoun Pride Festival. To date, over $13,000 in scholarships have been awarded. Each year, we set a goal to provide over $10,000 in scholarships. To learn more, please support our annual Give Choose donation drive in March or Donate that goes entirely to our scholarship program.


Eligibility criteria are as follows: 

  • Submissions are due by December 1st of each year.

  • Student must be in their junior or senior year, enrolled at least half time, at a public school, private school, or homeschooling program in Loudoun County.

  • Must be 18 or older or submit with the permission of their parent or guardian. 

  • Must be seeking continuing education by attending a college or university, vocational training, certification programs, or other post-secondary educational program.





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These resources are provided or recommended by outside groups without compensation. Not endorsed or evaluated by Equality Loudoun.

College Scholarship Guide for LGBTQ Students

Beauty Schools Scholarships for LGBTQ+ Students

LGBTQ+ Students of Color Resource Guide

Casa Brumar Scholarship for LGTBQ+ youth in Prince William County 

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