All applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for this scholarship opportunity:

  • Self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, and/or another sexual or gender identity minority
  • Have demonstrated financial need or hardship
  • Be seeking an undergraduate degree in any area of study at The University of Arizona in the 2022-2023 school year
  • Have a minimum 2.75 GPA (3.5 high school GPA for incoming first-year-students)
  • Demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship or business ownership
  • Agree to attend a Tucson LGBT Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting
  • Consent to the use of your name and photo in conjunction with this award

Scholarship Details

Current first-year students and sophomores will be eligible to receive $2500 toward their tuition.

  • $1,250 (fall) and $1,250 (spring) will be paid directly to the UofA via the bursar’s office.

Incoming first year students will be eligible to receive $1250 toward their first year of study.
Juniors entering their senior year are eligible to receive $1250 toward their final year of study.

  • $625 (fall) and $625 (spring) will be paid directly to the UofA via the bursar’s office.

Awardees will be eligible to renew their award (multi-year) through their senior year.

Application Details

We strongly suggest downloading the pdf of the application and preparing your application materials before returning to complete the online application, as you will not be able to save and return.
The rubrics below will be used to evaluate your submission.

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