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Mentorship and Scholarship Program

The GPMC Mentorship and Scholarship Program offers educational access and positive spaces for gay, bisexual, trans men, and questioning students of color.  

 

Contact VP@gpmcdc.org with any questions pertaining to the scholarship.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Award Details

 

  • Number of Awards: 2

  • Award Amount: $1000

 

How to Apply

 

  • Complete the online GPMC Mentoring Scholarship application

    • Please Note: a Google account is needed to sign-in.

  • The application will be available starting April 1, 2024.

  • All submissions must be completed and sent by July 26, 2024.

  • Applicants are required to upload an unofficial transcript, current resume, and a short essay.

 

 

Notification & Disbursements

Applicants will be notified of their selection status in August 2024. 

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Be a rising-Sophomore, rising-Junior or rising-Senior.

  • Identify as gay, bisexual, queer or trans.

  • Identify as a person of color.

  • Demonstrate commitment to leadership, volunteerism, community service.

  • Currently hold a 3.00 GPA or higher.

 

This scholarship is open to students who attend the following universities:

  • American University

  • Bowie State University

  • Catholic University of America

  • University of the District of Columbia

  • George Mason University

  • George Washington University

  • Georgetown University

  • Howard University

  • University of Maryland College Park

  • Morgan State University

 

AWARDEE OBLIGATIONS

As a recipient of the scholarship, a GPA of 3.0 or above and continued enrollment at your educational institution is required to receive the first distribution of the award. Proof of enrollment and your latest unofficial transcript will be requested. In addition, you are required to attend GPMC's two-part mentoring session before disbursement of the second half of the award.

  • The first session will be held in-person during the Fall 2024 semester.

  • The second session will be held in-person during the Spring 2025 semester.

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