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NaughtyNorth's

LGBTQ+ Scholarship Program

We at Naughty North think it's ridiculous that LGBTQ individuals still have to fight for equal rights in 2017. We're lucky enough to be based in Canada where gay marriage has been legalized since 2005 but there is still much work to be done. For example, we've only recently began to reassess a discriminatory anal intercourse law that targets young individuals. 

While Obama has made strides regarding LGBTQ rights south of the border, the new Vice President, Mike Pence, has a history of association with 'gay conversion therapy'. We'd like to help out the movement by awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is fighting for LGBTQ rights. 

Awards:

  • One (1) $1,000 scholarship shall be awarded to the winning applicant
  • The full amount of the scholarship must be applied towards tuition, books, training materials, and/or costs associated with the recipient's education within 12 months of receiving the award.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Applicants must be U.S. or Canadians citizens who are currently enrolled or planning to enroll full time in the following semester at a college or university in the United States or Canada.
  • Applicants must apply by the cut off date (June 30, 2017)
  • Applicants must submit their official transcripts from previous academic years with their application (from their high school if an incoming freshman, or from college if an undergraduate or graduate student).
  • Applicants must submit an article with their application that answers the prompt of "What action have you taken to rally support behind the LGBTQ movement and LGBTQ rights?"

To Apply:

Write an article of 500-1000 words long and submit to us via a word .doc file. Additionally, please add the URL to your website (If you have any).

When you will be done with these steps, email us at scholarships@naughtynorth.ca with all of the details listed below and attached Word document.

  • Your Personal Details (Full name, telephone and mailing address).
  • The name of the school you attend.
  • Your area of study.
  • Proof that you are a student of the school you specified.