2018 APRIL NEWSLETTER
The 2018 April Newsletter can be found here.
Lots of news and opportunities to be an advocate in this issue, again created by our ace editor, Nel Ward.
Don’t miss the story on page 7 about PFLAG’s sponsoring tickets for LCSD students to see Love, Simon. Over 100 tickets have been donated by generous PFLAG allies and we’re encouraging EVERYONE to see Love, Simon.
See “Oregon Central Coast PFLAG” FB group for more details on the event!
Jeanne St. John, Chair
Oregon Central Coast PFLAG Scholarships Deadline: April 30, 2018
DESCRIPTION Oregon Central Coast PFLAG GSA Scholarships are awarded to honor and encourage Lincoln County students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer community. Scholarships may be used for post-secondary education at accredited institutions – colleges, universities, and trade schools.
REQUIREMENTS Before you apply, review the complete eligibility requirements. – Have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community (applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible); and – Volunteered or worked for an organization (such as a GSA, PFLAG, or Upstander’s Club) that serves the LGBTQ community – Have finished high school (or equivalent) in Lincoln County, Oregon – Have been accepted or currently attend an accredited postsecondary institution—college, university, or vocational school.
EVALUATION LGBTQ community service is the primary evaluation criterion. We will also consider leadership qualities, hardship, or special circumstances, as well as academic achievement, so include those in your essay if they relate to you.
NUMBER OF AWARDS 1-8 AWARD AMOUNT $250-$1000
Send application to PFLAGOCC@gmail.com by April 30, 2018