Apply for a scholarship
We take education seriously, knowing that it has the power to help LGBTQ people overcome complex social and economic barriers. For nearly 15 years, we have partnered with donors to create scholarships that provide unique opportunities and access to education, both in New York City and throughout the country.
Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship
The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship was established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker to encourage and support women-identified lesbians in their pursuit of higher education. This program provides one-year scholarships of $1,500 or $3,000 to those graduating high school or already enrolled in college in any year of study, including graduate school. Scholarships are paid directly to the recipient’s school and are applied toward tuition. Applications are judged on:
- Academic achievement
- Outstanding community service and leadership
- Commitment to impacting LGBTQ issues
The application period for the Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship has closed. Please join the TDRS mailing list if you are interested in applying in 2019.
Levin-Goffe Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants
Awarding a total of $25,000 for up to two years of school, the Levin-Goffe Scholarship provides a measure of financial stability to undergraduate students who are both LGBTQ or intersex and undocumented immigrants. Eligible applicants are all those who:
- Are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, or intersex;
- Do not hold U.S. citizenship, a green card, or an F-1 visa;
- Have a current, most recent, or cumulative GPA of at least 3.25;
- Are enrolled at an accredited, nonprofit school in New York City; and
- Have completed one academic year / are at least a rising sophomore
We welcome applications from refugees and individuals seeking or granted asylum.
Please note that all application information is kept confidential. In addition, applicants do not need to include any information they feel unsafe sharing (e.g., address).
The application period for the Levin-Goffe Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants has closed. Please join the Levin-Goffe mailing list if you are interested in applying in 2019.