NOGLSTP established the Out to Innovate™ Scholarship for LGBTQ+ Students in STEM, following NOGLSTP’s inaugural Out to Innovate™ Career Summit for LGBTQ+ People in STEM. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering,or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ+ community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.

Required documents: 

  • application form with signed waiver, which includes
    • personal information
    • academic and community achievements
    • demographics survey
    • coursework / program summary
    • work experience
    • awards/honors
    • community and extracurricular activities
    • financial aid profile
    • list of references
  • personal statement (essay)
  • official transcript
  • three letters of reference

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