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THIRTEENTH ANNUAL PFLAG SCHOLARSHIPS

2015-2016 Scholarship Information and Application Process
Application deadline is March 31, 2015 for FALL 2015

It is that time of year again…time to apply for a Gene Moore Scholarship!  This year PFLAG Tucson will again be awarding several $1,000 scholarships through the PFLAG scholarship application process to LGBT persons to attend an institution of higher education.  These scholarships include the following:

Two to Four $1,000 Gene Moore Memorial Scholarships,
(in memory of PFLAG's past president)
One $1,000 Mark and Art Woodland Memorial Scholarship
(in memory of the son and husband of Elaine Woodland, long-time PFLAG board member)

Scholarship requirements are as follows:

  • Must be a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender person from southern Arizona, and
  • Must be accepted to an institution of higher education for the period for which the scholarship is requested.
  • A complete application packet shall consist of:

    1. The application (personal information page).  You may download this here:  Word document or pdf document (to save to your hard disk, right-click a link and choose "Save target as");
    2. An essay detailing the applicant’s plan for higher education, activities within the community, and why PFLAG Tucson should award a scholarship to them;
    3. Two letters of recommendation (one must be from someone other than a family member); and,
    4. A copy of the student’s admission acceptance letter (if the applicant is a current student, then a copy of the most recent grade report).

    The essay should be typed, double-spaced, no longer than two one-sided pages or one front-to-back page, and detailed enough to describe the applicant and his/her situation to the committee. Any information that is provided will be used only to select the most worthy candidates and will be kept in the strictest confidence. If you have any questions, please contact us at pflagtuc@pflagtucson.org or call us at (520) 360-3795.

    All information must be submitted to the following address in one envelope and postmarked by March 31, 2015:

    PFLAG Tucson Scholarship Application
    P O Box 36264
    Tucson AZ 85740-6264

    The applications for the PFLAG Tucson Scholarships are reviewed by the Board of Directors, or by a committee established by the Board.  Applications will be judged on an individual basis using only the information provided by the applicant. All applicants will be notified by mail of the committee’s decisions by April 30, 2015.

    The board of directors of PFLAG Tucson and their families are excluded from receiving or applying for this scholarship.


     
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