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  • Bill Bendiner and Doug Morgenson Scholarship

    From Pride Foundation

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    From the Scholarship Creator

    This scholarship was created by Doug Morgenson in 2001 and established in honor of Bill Bendiner, my partner from 1978 until his death in 2001. The scholarship was created to support students pursuing a career in human services, health sciences, or visual arts.


    • Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington
    • High school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education)
    • Members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need
    • Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well
    • Applicants must be pursuing a career in human services, health sciences, or visual arts
    • Preference is given to self-identified LGBT students, members of LGBT families, and straight allies who have been supportive of the LGBT community

    Award Amount

    The monetary award amount varies and is determined by the Pride Foundation. Generally, scholarships offered through the foundation are a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $12,000.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $12,000.

    • State Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
    • Deadline 12/31/2021
    • Amount $12,000
    • Requirements Undergraduate, Essay, Recommendations, Transcript
    • Contact Pride Foundation
      Scholarship Administrator
      2014 E. Madison St, Suite 300
      Seattle, WA 98122
      Email: anthony@Pridefoundation.org and/or jeff@pridefoundation.org
    • Scholarship Application

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