Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 30, 2020

Los Angeles LGBT Center Scholarships

Each year, the Los Angeles LGBT Center partners with Edison International, 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 scholarship.


Edison International - provides scholarships funding towards STEM education as it relates to the following specific majors ONLY:

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)

Apply for the Edison International scholarship


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)

Apply for the Comcast NBCUniversal Media Scholarship


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 Scholarship Reviewing Committee. 

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

*Important: Two letters of recommendation and a copy of your most recent transcripts must be received no later than March 30, 2020 11:59 P.M. Email all documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for your application to be considered.

Apply for The Felice Samuel Greene Scholarship Fund & Tate Renegade Thorson Memorial Scholarship Fund


Recipients are encouraged to attend annual LGBTQ Youth Awards Friday, May 15, 2020 at Pride Hall at Anita May Rosenstein Campus 1118 N McCadden Pl., Los Angeles 90038.

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