Scholarships in Doctoral-level Study

Political Leadership Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Students should be studying law, political science, public policy, or public administration with the goal of improving rights for LGBTQ people. Preference will be given to LGBTQ students of color and low-income or first-generation college students.

Associates in Behavioral Health Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be LGBTQ students pursuing graduate education in psychology, psychiatry, social work, or psychiatric nursing. Preference given to students who display financial need.

Bill Bendiner and Doug Morgenson Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be pursuing a career in human services, health sciences, or visual arts.

Don Renschler Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be a resident of Washington and be a graduate level student studying mental health. Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically, or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well.

Friends of Alan Turing Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM).

Emmerson-Hoopes Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be pursuing an accredited social work degree (BSW or MSW) from the University of Washington or Seattle University.

Social Work Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be LGBTQ students enrolled or admitted to a Council on Social Work Education baccalaureate, master?s or doctoral program in social work. Preference given to students of color.

Donald O. Coffman Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be current and future LGBTQ and ally leaders and role models.

Dunham-Kerley Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be students physical disabilities and/or students with limited economic resources.

Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Sisters (APIQS) Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be Asian or Pacific Islander lesbians, bisexual females, and transgender (both MTF and FTM spectrum) students.

Beyond the Bridge Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given (special?) consideration as well. Applicants must be transgender or genderqueer students of color pursuing any area of study.

Virtual Reality Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. To apply, students will need to submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay on : The future of virtual reality: on the footsteps of changing the world or on the brink of failure?"

Volunteer of the Year

Award: $2,500, Deadline: November 27

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Students will need to be nominated or self-nominate themselves via the online form including descriptions of volunteer opportunities the nominee has participated in. Winner will receive a 2-week volunteer program with IVHQ in a destination of your choice, travel insurance and flight voucher.

Green Home Improvement Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must be 18 years old or older and a U.S. citizen. Students should be high-school seniors who are accepted to or current college students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any college, university or trade school in the United States. Applicants must submit a 1,000- to 2,000-word essay on one of the topics listed on the website pertaining to green home improvements.

Play! Pokemon Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must participate in the Pokemon Championship series and be a finalist. Finalists receive thousands of dollars in prizes.

eCommerce Entrepreneur Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicants must be full- or part-time students with an interest in eCommerce yet studying any field. Students will need to submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay on one of the given topics.

Dudley DeBosier Law School Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: July 2

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be currently enrolled in a law degree program within the U.S. Students will need to submit a 500-600 word essay on one of the given prompts. Applications are available online and must include a photo of the applicant, a copy of his/her college GPA, LSAT score, as well as the typed essay.

True & Co. Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, female and enrolling/enrolled/have graduated college. Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher required. Students are required to submit short essays answering a series of questions regarding their aspirations and goals.

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: December 1

Applicants must be age 14-25 and will be attending school in the fall. Students will need to submit a response of 10 words or less explaining why they deserve to receive the scholarship. Applicants must also "like" the Facebook page.

$1,000 Annual College Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must be enrolled or planning on enrolling full time at a college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship fund. Students must compose a creative resume. Resumes must be as creative as possible, and do not have to be based on real life experience.

Alcohol Addiction Awareness Essay Contest

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolee, at least 18 years old and enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for a graduate or undergraduate program. Essays must be less than 1,200 words and address the topic of: How alcohol abuse and addiction affects the modern society? What steps can be taken to decrease the impact of alcohol abuse and addictions on people and society?

Post a Note to Brighten Someone's Day!

Award: $1,500, Deadline: November 30

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants will post notes around their school that will improve others' self-esteem and be automatically entered to win the scholarship.

Tell a Story to an Older Adult!

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants will tell a story to an older adult and listed to one in return. Students will submit a picture of themselves with the older adult swapping stories and be entered to win the scholarship.

Tell Pharmacies to Remove Tobacco From Shelves!

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. Students will send screen shots of posts on social media requesting pharmacies stop tobacco companies from targeting young customers. Applicants will receive one entry per screen shot, up to 20 maximum entries.

Guardian Debt Relief Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen who is a high-school senior or current undergraduate or graduate level college student. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students will submit a 2,000-word essay on one of the given prompts. The top 5 essays will receive an award.

Vision Tech Camps Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 1

Applicants must be rising high school seniors or students currently attending college. Students must be pursuing or intend to seek a degree in a field related to technology - including computer science, computer engineering, sciences, engineering, graphic design, or a closely related field. Applicants may choose to include a written description or video of work done using technology.

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a high school or college student in the United States and respond to a new question posted every month.

VIP Voice $5,000 Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 14

Applicant must register on the sponsor's website and take at least two surveys to be eligible. The more surveys taken the better the applicant's chances are of winning.

Winningsurveys.com Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is 18 years of age or older and provide their e-mail address on the sponsors website in order to be eligible.

Jack D. Motteler Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be?residents of?Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the?LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are?economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well.?Students should be studying or planning to study visual arts.