NEW–Scholarship!

PFLAG Springfield Scholarship

The PFLAG Springfield 2018 Scholarship is dedicated to encouraging and supporting higher educationm for outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students.

  • The scholarship is for three recipients in the amount of $1000 per recipient.
  • The money must be used toward educational expenses.
  • Awards will be distributed to the student upon receipt of a letter of acceptance and verification of enrollment to a certification or degree program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a resident of Missouri’s Greene, Barry, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Polk, Stone, Taney, Webster, or Wright counties.
  • Applying to attend, or currently attending a technical/vocational program pursuing certification OR applying to attend, or currently attending a college or university pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • Be a self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student.
  • Have demonstrated service or a desire to serve the LGBTQ+ community.

Materials and Deadlines

  • Your application and required materials must be postmarked by June 30, 2018.
  • A signed and completed scholarship application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Your high school or GED transcript and/or your most recent college or university transcript.
  • Two sealed letters of reference. References should be from people other than family members.
  • A signed and completed release form. A parent or guardian must sign if you are under 18 years of age.

All materials should be sent to:

PFLAG Springfield

Attention: Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 1752

Springfield, MO 65801

Questions? Please feel free to send us an email at love@pflagoftheozarks.org or call us at 417.350.5300.

PFLAG Springfield Scholarship Application