$3,333
Avg. Amount Awarded
164
Days
May 1 2019
Application Deadline
9
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

Peacock Productions, Inc. administers the Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund, and is funded by donations, variety show proceeds, and community fundraisers. Individuals are eligible for scholarships if they 1. will be pursuing post-secondary, under-graduate education in an accredited institution or program during the coming school year; 2. are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender or have a LGBT parent; 3. have resided for at least one year in the state of Oregon or in Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, or Wahkiakum counties in Washington. To apply, complete the application form, compile a one-page essay, and submit two letters of recommendation and a transcript. Read and sign the affidavit at the end of the application form and mail the form and enclosures on or before May 1st to: The Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 16337, Portland, OR 97292. A committee appointed by Peacock Productions, Inc. will review materials from all applicants and select finalists on the basis of the following qualifications: clarity of career and educational goals; potential to succeed in an educational program; experience as a volunteer or service-oriented leader; commitment to the LGBTQ community; capacity for overcoming difficult circumstances and making the most of personal assets. All finalists will be interviewed before the Review Committee who determines who will receive scholarships and how much funding each will receive. Checks will be mailed to students's schools and credited to their student accounts before the beginning of the school year. Funds can be used for tuition, fees, and on-campus room and board charges, but cannot be applied toward off-campus housing, transportation, dependent care, or other personal expenses. Awards are presented annually at Peacock in the Park in Portland, Oregon. For more information visit http://www.amefund.org.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$5,000
High Amount Awarded
$30,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Washington, Oregon

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Contact Kimberlee Van Patten
Co-Founder
info@peacockinthepark.org
Address PO Box 16337
Portland, OR 97292