In support of the LGBT business community, Hampton Roads Pride and Wells Fargo have partnered to offer a $2500 scholarship to an eligible student who identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ), or is an LGBTQ ally. The scholarship is open to students who meet the following criteria:
must currently be a junior or senior at an accredited college or university in Virginia;
must be a business major (supply chain or entrepreneurship concentrations preferred);
must have at least a 3.5 GPA (transcripts required);
demonstrated community service (1000 word essay required).
The application deadline is January 5, 2018. Transcripts must be postmarked January 5, 2018 or before to be considered eligible.
Official, current transcripts must be mailed to Hampton Roads Pride at the following address:
Hampton Roads Pride
P.O. Box 1118
Norfolk, Va. 23508-9998
A 1000-word essay is required for this scholarship. Please compose an essay that speaks to your community service experience, with emphasis placed on service to the LGBTQ community. Applications submitted without this essay will not be accepted.
As a reminder, this scholarship in partnership with Wells Fargo is separate from Hampton Roads Pride’s annual scholarships that are presented at PrideFest every year. Applicants for the business scholarship who are not selected as a winner have the option of automatically applying this application towards the general Hampton Roads Pride scholarships that will awarded at PrideFest on June 30, 2018.