The application includes the completion of one essay, to be submitted by February 28, 2019 no later than 11:59pm (CST). The scholarship recipients will be notified by the end of March, 2019.
The scholarship application is open to any public or private high school student or homeschooled student graduating in the spring of 2019 and pursuing further education in the next academic year.
A committee of chapter volunteers of GLSEN and PFLAG will evaluate students' applications on the depth of essays explaining hopes for the future, passion and enthusiasm, and the overall impact of descriptions of how students will advocate for positive change.
As students are preparing essays, they should keep the following in mind: The mission of GLSEN is to create safe schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression, is dedicated to fostering a work environment and designing programs and resources that are inclusive and celebratory of diversity, and sensitive to the role of power and privilege in society. The mission of PFLAG is uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies. PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy.
PFLAG and GLSEN are 501(c)3 organizations under the umbrella of PFLAG National/GLSEN National.http://pflagkc.org/https://www.glsen.org/chapters/kansascity
The selection committee and the sponsoring organizations do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, region of residence, school affiliation, or military status.
Upon submission of this application, students will not be able to edit their answers.
For additional information or any assistance with an alternate method of application submission, please contact: email@example.com