The PFLAG of Jacksonville Scholarship Program has awarded over 345 scholars over the past 25 years with more than $421,000 in unrestricted funds. Through generous donations from the community we are able to award LGBTQ+ scholars from the Northeast Florida area with up to $2,000 in unrestricted funds. These funds can be used for anything that helps the scholar achieve their education.
Below are the current applications, along with some scholar testimonials.
The 2023-2024 Scholarship Year is now open. Please see below for this year's applications. You will need a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader (click here to download for free) to view, fill out, save, and submit your application. If you have any questions or problems please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The PFLAG of Jacksonville Scholarship is open to any OUT LGBTQ+ individual in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, and St. Johns counties who are enrolled in a post-secondary or trade school institution by August 1st of the awarding year.
While preference will be given to full-time students (full-time is defined as 12 semester hours or more for undergraduate programs and 9 semester hours or more for graduate programs). In some instances part-time students and those enrolled in continuing education programs may be considered.
After meeting the award criteria for each semester's disbursement, awarded scholars will receive two payments. For awarded scholars that qualify as full-time, they will receive $1,000 for the fall semester and $1,000 for the spring semester.
After meeting the award criteria for each semester's disbursement, awarded scholars will receive two payments. For awarded scholars that qualify as part-time, they will receive $500 for the fall semester and $500 for the spring semester.
The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2023, any submission after that date will not be considered. If you have any questions or need additional information, please email us at Scholarship@pflagjax.org or call us at 904-737-3329. We look forward to hearing from you.
Shaun in a 2021-2022 Scholar majoring in music. He not only is he going to school, but he teaches and does volunteer work. Take a look at his story.
She is a two time recipient of the PFLAG of Jacksonville Scholarship. Hear her story on her educational journey and how the scholarship helped her.