Joseph Towner Fund for Gay and Lesbian Families

Applicant must be the child of a lesbian or gay parent who resides in one of the following nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, and Solano. Applicant must be 25 years of age or younger, have a minimum 2.5 GPA or GED certificate, if applicable, be enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution, and carry a full-time academic work load (minimum 12 units per term). Application form, transcripts, and essay required.

Reapplication required for renewal. Renewable to a maximum of $4,000.

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Details

Deadline:
June 30
Award type:
Scholarship
Renewable
Yes
Min. award:
$1,000
Average award:
$1,000
Max. award:
$1,000
Awarded anualy:
Yes
Unlimited awards:
No
Repay required:
No

Other criteria

Min. Age:
9
Max. Age:
25
Min. GPA:
3
Max. GPA:
4

Misc.

Enrollment level:
College Sophomore, College Freshman, Doctoral-level Study, Master's-level Study, College Junior, Other Postgraduate-level Study, College Senior
County:
San Mateo, Marin, Solano, Alameda, San Francisco, Sonoma, Napa, Santa Clara, Contra Costa
Misc:
Gay, Lesbian

Contact Information

Jewelle Gomez
Program Associate
Horizons Foundation
870 Market Street, Suite 728 San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
Phone: (415) 398-2333