ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship 2021

ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship 2021


The ABA SOGI Commission is now accepting applications for the LGBT Public Interest Scholarship for Summer/Fall 2021 through April 31, 2021.

This scholarship is aimed at recent law students and/or law school graduates studying for the Bar who are either LGBTQ+ or who will be working in the LGBTQ+ space doing public interest work which may include, but not be limited to, working for Community Based Organizations (“CBO’s”); Non-Governmental Organizations (“NGO’s); policy work in a governmental and/or non-governmental setting; doing academic research, teaching or the like; or any other type of program that helps to promote and protect the Rule of Law and the civil and human rights of LGBTQ+ persons.

The Scholarship will provide financial support to a first, second or third year law student, or recent law graduate to enable the student or recent law graduate to work in the LGBTQ+ public interest arena.

One or more scholarships of up to $5000 each are awarded annually, subject to the availability of funds and the recommendation of the Commission’s Scholarship Committee. The objective is to award the first scholarship(s) in time for the recipient(s) to utilize the funds during Summer/Fall 2021.

For more information on the scholarship and how to apply, please click link below.




2021 MMAA Military Spouse Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship

The 2021 MMAA Military Spouse Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship proudly funded by Parsons, honors the life and legacy of one of Parsons’ former employees — Army National Guard Staff Sergeant Donna Johnson — who was killed in action by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Donna’s widow, Tracy Johnson, also worked for Parsons.

MMAA is committed to education, advocacy, and support for our modern military spouses and their families, and our scholarship is a key tool in our mission to support those who are often overlooked and underappreciated.

You are eligible to apply for the MMAA Military Spouse Scholarship if you:

  • are a member of the Modern Military Association of America (it is free to join!)
  • are a military spouse with a valid military ID
  • are married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired, or fallen service member of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program from an accredited, public university pursuing a STEM degree, or certification such as PMP, security certifications, business certifications of Agile, or Six Sigma.
Applications for 2021 are now opened until March 1st, 2021

Scholarships/Grants for Medical Transitioning Services

The LOFT has compiled a listing of grants, scholarships, and more for medical transitioning services, such as hormone therapy, gender affirmation surgery, and more. Click here to access the page.


HRC LGBTQ School Scholarship Database

Click here to access the Human Rights Campaign database on LGBTQ School Scholarships. You can search nationally or by state.


  • Point Foundation
  • PFLAG National Scholars Foundation
  • Stonewall Foundation
  • And many more!

Contributing Organizations