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The Alliance Now Accepting Applications for its 2014 Scholarship

May 1, 2014

The Alliance is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for this year's $1,000 Scholarship. Applications in your choice of either Word or PDF form are available below and should be submitted to the UAB Office of Financial Aid no later than July 31st, 2014. Contact information for the Office of Financial Aid is listed on the application.

All applicants will be evaluated on the totality of their situation, academic achievement, financial need, demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community, demonstrated leadership skills, and present and future goals. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate service to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LBGTQ) community.

The Alliance is actively seeking donations for this scholarship!

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Contributing to the Fund
By making your tax-deductible contribution to this scholarship fund, you will both be opening up opportunities to deserving students and contributing to the future leaders of the LGBT community.
Learn more about Giving options for this scholarship.
Click on Scholarship Contribution Form to mail in your donation or pledge. Or click on Online Giving to donate online.

If you choose to use the paper form, it provides you with the option of donating to either of our two accounts:

  • Endowment account - This is the default account. All gifts to this account are added to the endowment principle, with earnings on this principal used to support awards.
  • Spendable earning account - You can check a box on the donation form to select this account. All gifts to this account are immediately available to be spent on scholarships, but do not earn any interest for the account.


Scholarship Fund History
On March 1, 2010, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) formally approved The Alliance's establishing a sponsored scholarship for deserving students who are enrolled at UAB. In June, 2011, donations to the fund exceeded the $10,000 mark necessary to become endowed. Our Scholarship Account balance is now approaching the $35,000 mark.