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.


Name (required)

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If in college or other post-secondary institution, list most recent information first.

High School:

Did you graduate? YesNo


Did you graduate? YesNo

Are you currently in your junior or senior year? (choose one) JuniorSenior

Are you currently enrolled in a business school, with a focus on supply chain or entrepreneurship? YesNo


Did you graduate? YesNo


Please list three professional or academic references.

Reference 1

Reference 2

Reference 3


Please upload your essay file here. Essay guidelines are included in the instructions document linked at the top of this page. You may upload a .doc, .docx, .txt, or .pdf file.

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I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Typing your full name below will serve as your signature. Application is not considered complete until official transcripts from all educational institutions have been received by Hampton Roads Pride.