The William "Bill" Sullivan Scholarship Fund was started in 2018 as way to support LGBTQIA+ youth with scholarship money for undergraduate studies at community college and/or university.
The Scholarship is funded through donations at Pride, year-round donations, additional event fundraisers, and purchases from our Merch Store.
2019 amount awarded: $7,500
2020 amount awarded: $10,000
2021 amount awarded: $10,000
GUIDELINES FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled at any college or university. Scholarship monies will be be paid directly to the educational institution in the student's name.
Student applicants must meet the following requirements:
Applicants should be a member of the LGBTQ2SIA+ community
Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00 on a 4.0 scale.
Have acquired acceptance to, or be enrolled at, an accredited college or university of their/her/hischoice and must be an enrolled full-time student for the Fall semester of 2022
Student applicant should note any special financial needs on their application form.
Applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2022.
The Scholarship Selection Committee reviews and scores all submitted applications, at which point the applicant’s references may be contacted by telephone. The Scholarship Committee may also choose to interview applicants by phone or in person.
Successful applicants will be notified by May 31, 2022. Interviews may be requested.