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EQUALITY IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

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 in increments of $2,500 and $1,000, based on need and scores. 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 May 1, 2024.

  • Student must be in their last two years enrolled at least half time, at a public school, private school, or homeschooling program in Loudoun County or enrolled in your first two years of higher education in Loudoun County.

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

  • Seeking to continue education through vocational training, secondary education, formal college, and/or other certification program.

OTHER RESOURCES

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

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$23,000+

IN SCHOLARSHIPS

AND COUNTING

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