The LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association's Pride Scholarship was established in 2021 to honor a student who can demonstrate academic success, financial need, and a commitment to LGBTQ advocacy or education. The scholarship is awarded every spring semester and the recipient is included in the annual Lavender Reception, a commencement and recognition ceremony that celebrates the achievements of graduating students who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community at UB.
Eligible candidates must:
Candidates may be from any discipline and have no specific citizenship status.
Candidates may apply through the UB Scholarship Portal. Each application should include:
A character reference may be any person of the applicant's choosing including, but not limited to UB faculty and staff, a mentor, supervisor or peer.
The next application period will open in the Fall 2021 semester. The deadline to apply will be March 1, 2022.