Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 25, 2019

LifeWorks Scholarships

Each year, LifeWorks partners with Southern California Edison, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Felice Samuel Greene & Tate Renegade Thorson Memorial Scholarship fund to award over $30,000 in scholarships to eligible LGBTQ and ally high school seniors as well as college undergrad students to assist in fulfilling their college education. 

**Applicants who do not meet the specific requirements will not be considered for a LifeWorks scholarship.  


Southern California Edison - provides scholarships directed towards STEM education.

There are 8 specific areas of study:

  • Business (Management Information Systems)
  • Computer and Information Services (Computer Programming, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology)
  • Engineering (Bio-engineering, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Communication, Industrial, Materials, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Nano)
  • Mathematics (Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics)
  • Engineering Technology (Computer, Construction, Drafting and Design, Electrical, Mechanical, Surveying, Telecommunication)
  • Natural Resources and Conservation (Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, National Resources and Conservation, Wildlife and Wilderness Management)
  • Physical Sciences (Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Geology/Earth Science, Geophysics, Physics, Comprehensive Science)

Comcast NBCUniversal Media Scholarship — students must be studying an area of media to be eligible. This scholarship is a tuition grant based on financial need only. Because NBCUniversal aims to support careers in media and entertainment applicants must be an undergraduate majoring--or for High School senior, declaring a major or pursuing education in media, including but not limited to: Advertising, Broadcasting, Digital media, Graphic Design, Website Development, Journalism, communications or Public Relations, etc.

***EXCLUDES: Performing Arts (acting, comedians, improv, musicians)***


The Felice Samuel Greene Scholarship Fund & Tate Renegade Thorson Memorial Scholarship Fund provide scholarships to deserving youth who would otherwise be unable to afford college tuition, books and related expenses. Eligible applicants include people who will be attending a college, university, or accredited training program in the current year. All college majors are eligible for this scholarship. Recipients are determined by the LA LGBT Center’s Lifeworks Program. 

Eligibility Requirements:

High School Applicants

  • Graduating Senior from High School or GED Program
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrated passion for community involvement/volunteerism
  • Provide (2) letters of recommendation (teachers, counselors, principles, mentor)
  • A copy of most recent transcripts

College Applicants

  • Enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrated passion for community involvement/volunteerism
  • Provide (2) letters of recommendation (teachers, counselors, principles, mentor)
  • A copy of most recent transcripts

Recipients are encouraged to attend annual LGBTQ Youth Awards ceremony.


Should you have any questions, contact LifeWorks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone (323) 860-7373.

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 The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 860-7373  
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