Transgender First Scholarship

The Transgender First Scholarship is the first national scholarship exclusively dedicated to helping underserved transgender students get affordable access to a college education.

Applicants can be of any level, from high school graduates to doctoral level. Awards are annual and based on eligibility, financial need, personal hardship, academic merit and other related considerations for a maximum amount of $2,500.

Applicants must:

  • Identify as transgender
  • Plan to pursue a degree, or currently pursing a degree, at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be a U.S. citizen

Please note the application deadline is December 31.