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May 5, 2020

NOGLSTP Out to Innovate Scholarship for LGBTQ+ Students

Application Deadline: June 6, 2020, 11:59pm PST

NOGLSTP (National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists & Technical Professionals) 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.

Two $5000 scholarships will be awarded each Fall for the academic year. One $5000 scholarship will go to an undergraduate student, and one $5000 scholarship will go to a graduate/professional level student.


  • Successful completion of a minimum of two years of post-high school education at an accredited U.S. college or university;
  • Maintenance of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for the entirety of college/university enrollment;
  • A declared major in an accredited STEM or STEM-related teaching field;
  • Be an active supporter of and participant in programs or organizations that promote LGBTQ+ inclusion and visibility;
  • Students must be eligible for fall term registration and must not be under disciplinary sanction.

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.