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Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

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This document provides an overview for LGBTQ+ students of factors to consider during the job search and in the workplace, organizations and resources should you experience discrimination, professional organizations, and funding sources.

“When students ask me how I became a teacher, I’m quick to credit serendipity; I didn’t intend to spend my career in education when I took my first teaching job, but I couldn’t be more grateful to have landed here.”

Resources for Underrepresented Students and Alumnae Applying to Health Profession Schools

Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

A crucial topic in healthcare today is how to eliminate inequities in the quality and availability of medical care for ethnic, racial, social, and economic minorities. There is an urgent need to increase both the diversity and cultural competence of our health care workforce.

Jan 12, 2022

Point Scholarships for LGBTQ Students - expected direct application deadline

Eligible applicants must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska (but US citizenship NOT required), in the fall of 2022; must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community; must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year; must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/ doctoral program.

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Research/Gradschool, International Student, Service

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients (“scholars”) extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events.

*Note that this is an expected application deadline: please see the official...