Scholarships & Awards
One Iowa NORTH Scholarship Funds
Application deadline: April 15, 2017
Each year, the ACLU of Iowa gives out the Robert Mannheimer Youth Advocacy Award. Deadline for submission is Monday, April 25
A $500 cash prize is given to a young Iowan ages 14 to 19 who has demonstrated a passion and advocacy for civil liberties.
Areas might include:
- Free speech/free expression
- LGBTQ issues
- Immigrants’ rights
- Racial equality and advocacy
- Gender equality
- Religious freedom
- Government and technology/privacy issues
- Disability rights
- Voter education
The process to nominate a young person is fairly fast and easy. Please to take a few moments to nominate a young person you know!
FFBC welcomes applications from anyone who has benefited the LGBTQ community, regardless of the applicant’s sexual orientation/gender identity.
Due March 15, 2017
Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program: A project of the Eychaner Foundation
Scholarship awards are based on academic aptitude, academic achievement, community service and financial need.
Due March 1, 2017
Applicants must identify as a member of the LGBTQ community to be eligible. Other eligibility requirements may be found here.
Due Jan. 1, 2017
Scholarship deadlines can change from year-to-year. Use the 2017 deadlines as a guide, but check each scholarship’s website for upcoming deadlines.