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Scholarship Name:
Prism Foundation (PF) (formerly Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation) Scholarship
Scholarship Description:
Scholarship offered by the Prism Foundation to high school, college and technical school students.
Award Amount:
$1,000.00 – $5,000.00
Number of Scholarships:
Multiple awards
Application Required:
Official Transcript Required:
References and Letter of Recommendations Required:
One (1) letter of recommendation
Interview Required:
Original Essay Required:
Additional Requirements and Information:
1) Must be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited U.S. college, university or technical school; 2) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities, particularly as it relates to the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender, Queer) community; 3) Priority consideration given to applicants who identify as both API (Asian Pacific-Islander) and/or LGBTQ; 4) One (1) letter of recommendation from a teacher, school administrator, counselor, employer, or community leader highlighting applicant’s community activism and leadership skills required; 5) Transcript(s) required.
O  Application available March 9, 2020.
O Applicants do not have to be API OR LGBTQ. Allies are encouraged to apply.
O International students enrolled/enrolling in U.S. college or university are eligible to apply for this scholarship award.
Applicants unable to provide supporting documentation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, should contact the Prism Foundation at

Nationwide (US)
Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):
Online application
Additional Applicant Requirements:
May be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, graduate or technical school student
Category (Select all that apply):
Ethnicity, Race, Merit-based, Sexual Orientation/Identity, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Major/Field of Study
Web Site:
Point of Contact:
Prism Foundation
Telephone: (415)-857-4272

Deadline:   June 7, 2020 (NLT 11:59 p.m. PDT) (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).