Scholarship Opportunities for the LGBTQ Community.


The University of Oregon offer several awards related to the LGBTQ community. The application process is the same for all of the awards, and applications will become available in the spring. Please contact the LGBT Education and Support Services Program for more information at program@uoregon.edu

There are also quite a few national resources for LGBTQ scholarships. FinAid.org is a great place to start.

John R. Moore Scholarship ($1000- 5 awards for the 2013-2014 academic year)
Up to three student scholarships are selected by a committee consisting of Standing Committee representatives and previous scholarship recipients and presented to students who excel in their contribution to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community at the University of Oregon. Factors for selection may include leadership and service in the university LGBTQ community, financial need, study and research as it relates to LGBTQ issues, and/or commitment to supporting the progress of LGBTQ civil rights movement. Supplemental materials required.

RJ Hoyman Scholarships ($2500 each- minimum of 10 for the 2014-2015 academic year)
These scholarships are given to students who excel in their contribution to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.  Selection is based on the following criteria: New or returning undergraduate students admitted to and scheduled for enrollment at the University of Oregon; students who have demonstrated a commitment through community service and advocacy groups, to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities at the University of Oregon or within the State of Oregon; academic merit or achievement, as determined by the scholarship selection committee; special consideration shall be given to first-year freshmen and/or transfer students who are otherwise eligible to receive the scholarship based on the above criteria.  Additionally, special consideration may be given to otherwise eligible students who are first generation college students (first in their family to attend college) and/or other students who promote the University's educational interest in attaining a diverse student population.  Supplemental materials required. Extended deadline August 11th, 2014

Click here for the 2014-2015 RJ Hoyman Application

Arts & Advocacy in the Lesbian Community Award (amount varies)
This scholarship is given to students who excel in their contributions to the lesbian community and are involved in an academic program related to art or music. Supplemental materials required.

Equity Foundation Scholarships (amount varies)
Equity Foundation is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. They offer scholarships for students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) or the children of LGBT parents, who reside in Oregon or SW Washington, and are in need of financial assistance.
Applications for the majority of our scholarships are due June 30, 2014. Visit equityfoundation.org/scholarships to start your application. 
Questions? Contact Dani Bernstein, Programs and Office Administrator: 503-231-5759 x522 or danib@equityfoundation.org