Scholarship Opportunities

Wake Forest University LGBTQ Scholarship

The LGBTQ+ Center, in partnership with the WFU LGBTQ Scholarship Committee, is excited to announce the application period for the LGBTQ Scholarship at Wake Forest University. This scholarship has been generously funded by alumni and friends of the LGBTQ+ Center.

The WFU LGBTQ Scholarship is available to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors during their undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University. The scholarship seeks to recognize students who have demonstrated exceptional service to improving the campus climate and the wellbeing of students within the LGBTQ+ community on campus. Scholarship recipients do not need to have a formal role or relationship with the LGBTQ+ Center in order to be selected.

The WFU LGBTQ Scholarship will award up to $5000 for the 2021-2022 academic year. The recipient(s) of the scholarship(s) will be selected by the WFU LGBTQ Scholarship committee. Students are only eligible to receive the LGBTQ Scholarship once during their academic career.

To be considered for this award, please complete the application. Please direct any questions you have to The deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

External Scholarships

There are a number of local, statewide, and national scholarships available for LGBTQ students, allies, students who work for social justice and equity in their communities, and students who are part of LGBTQ families. New scholarships are being added frequently.

We recommend the following resources as starting places to look for LGBTQ related scholarships.

LGBTQ Center staff members are happy to assist you in preparing your application materials; if you would like to schedule an appointment, please reach out to us at (please be mindful of deadlines and schedule an appointment well in advance).