Are you a transgender student struggling with finances and other issues? If yes, then do not worry here is the great scholarship program to lower your pain because you deserve it! The online degree is introducing its valuable Transgender First Scholarship Program. United States transgender citizen who is planning to pursue a degree or currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution are welcome to apply. Students should have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible for this program. The requirements of the program are kept simple so that maximum students can enjoy its benefits. This is the first national scholarship exclusively dedicated to helping underserved Transgender students get affordable access to a college education.
The goal behind this program is to both raise student awareness and bring necessary funding from donors to help these deserving students. Transgender students are often never able to access a college education due to disproportionate and significant disadvantages. Whether it’s biased difficult in getting full-time employment to afford school, losing family and parental support after coming out, or lacking the ability to access student housing on campus, transgender students are at a disadvantage when it comes to affording the larges daisy’s associated with a college degree. To change all these and support these students, this program is initiated.
OnlineDegree.com sponsors this program is the platform which makes the education more affordable and accessible for everyone. They are currently offering 14 college-level courses including Robotics, Computer Science, Psychology, Public Health, Business. They want to help millions of people go back to school who have been unable to take that first critical step. They believe in the value of higher education and the institutions of learning in the country. University and college education can still be too expensive and unapproachable for the majority of Americans. They are empowering millions of Americans to become whatever they want to be tuition-free.
|Educational Level||Undergraduate or post-secondary students|
|Number of Awards||Unknown|
|Application Deadline||December 31, 2020|
Who May Be Eligible?
Get a glance of eligibility requirements given below before applying for the program:
- The student should identify as a Transgender.
- Candidate should be planning to pursue a degree, or currently pursuing a degree, at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.
- The applicant should have a high school diploma or GED.
- A student should be a U.S. citizen.
How to Apply
The application process for the program is simple. Students need to fill an online application form. All the details asked in the form should be adequately filed to be considered. Candidates should ensure that the details they provided are valid, incomplete, or invalid details will lead to rejection of the application. All the applications are expected to be received before the deadline. Late applications will not be considered for the program.
- Complete application form.
- Details about the plans and goals of the applicant.
- Link to the Blog or Social Media post.
Selected students will receive the award amount of $2500 to use in easing their academic financial pressure. This amount will be directly transferred to the college or university of the candidate. It motivates transgender students to achieve their dreams.
The last date to apply for the program is December 31, 2020.