Upperclassmen Mentorship and Scholarship Program

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

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Award Details

 

  • Number of Awards: 2

  • Award Amount: $750

 

How to Apply

 

  1. Complete the online GPMC Mentoring Scholarship application

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

  2. The application will be available starting Saturday, October 1st, 2022.

  3. All submissions must be completed and sent by Friday, November 11th, 2022.

  4. Applicants are required to upload their unofficial transcript.

 

 

Notification & Disbursements

Applicants will be notified of their selections status in November. Winners will receive the first half of the award in January and the second half during the Spring semester after further obligations are met.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

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

  2. Identify as gay, bisexual, queer or trans

  3. Identify as a person of color

  4. Demonstrate commitment to leadership, volunteerism, community service

  5. Currently hold a 3.00 GPA or higher

 

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

  • Bowie State University

  • University of the District of Columbia

  • Howard University

  • University of Maryland, College Park

  • George Mason University

  • Georgetown University

  • Catholic University

  • American University

  • The George Washington 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 January. 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 virtually in February 2023.

  • The second session will be held in-person in April 2023.