The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center advances the diversity mission of Ohio University by creating a campus environment inclusive and supportive of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. As part of this mission, the LGBT Center is excited to offer the Wayne Hadley Scholarship Fund’s LGBT Award to support LGBT identified undergraduate students during their academic career at OHIO, with preference given to students participating in some form of travel experience. Recipients of the Wayne Hadley Scholarship can receive up to $1000 (amount will vary and the award will be distributed through your Ohio University student account).
Applicant Eligibility Requirements:• Must be enrolled at Ohio University as a full-time, degree-seeking UNDERGRADUATE student.• Must be in good academic standing.• Must identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and/or transgender.
Award can be used throughout the academic year. The award can be applied to programs taking place during Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Winter Break, Spring Break, or Summer Sessions.
The award can be used by:• Students who seek to enhance their learning through travel/study abroad experiences. The award can be applied toward the costs associated with a credit-bearing study abroad program sponsored by OHIO or another accredited institution. • Students participating in travel experiences such as internships, academic/professional conferences, research projects, service trips, and immersion programs (international and domestic). • Students who need assistance with tuition/fees or other university-related expenses.
If you have any questions, please contact the LGBT Center at email@example.com or 740*593*0239.
Application must include: 1. A completed application form (below).2. Two reference letters ~ from someone who knows you personally, professionally, and/or academically (not a friend or relative). The reference is to help the selection committee better understand who you are as a student, leader on campus, and/or community activist. The letter can reflect your work both in and out of the classroom. 3. Two-page personal essay addressing the following questions: --How do you embody / demonstrate a commitment to LGBT equality? --How will this award help you in your studies? --What are your personal, academic, and professional goals? --How will this award allow you to positively impact the LGBT OHIO community, wider campus community, and the world? Please submit application materials to:Scholarship CommitteeLGBT Center354 Baker University Center1 Ohio UniversityAthens, OH 45701
***Electronic Submissions (scanned documents) will also be accepted. Email forms to firstname.lastname@example.org***