January 4, 2022

Great Lakes Bay Pride Scholarship

Great Lakes Bay Pride (formerly Perceptions) is the resource, education, advocacy, and networking organization serving the LGBTQ+ and ally community throughout Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region. The scholarship will be awarded to a Michigan resident who has demonstrated a passion for promoting mutual respect and acceptance for all through engagement with diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.




● Minimum 2.5 GPA ● Resident of Michigan ● High school senior, college student or non-traditional student ● Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree or Career and Techincal Education (CTE) training (skilled trade/vocation) ● Demonstrated a commitment to promoting respect and acceptance of diversity across all borders including race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. ● Volunteer work in the LGBTQ+ community ● Part- or full-time enrollment




Evaluation Criteria

Special essay (50); community service (20); leadership (15); career goals as demonstrated in essay (15). 



Special Attachment Required

Please refer to the online scholarship application for more information.