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 We are now accepting applications for the Alliance Scholarship.

February 2, 2018

Every year, the Alliance gives a $1,000 Scholarship to UAB students who are involved with the community. The application period for Spring 2018 is now closed. When available, UAB students can access the scholarship application by going to http://www.uab.edu/bsmart and logging in. Students can also access the scholarship by going to BlazerNet, then to student profile, and clicking on Scholarships at the bottom of the right-hand column. The deadline for submission of the complete materials iswas February 1st, 2018.

All applicants are evaluated on the totality of the student's situation, academic achievement, financial need, demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community, demonstrated leadership skills, and present and future goals. Preference is 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!

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.GraduationDiploma

Click on Scholarship Contribution Form to mail in your donation or pledge. You can also donate online through the secure UAB site:

  • Click HERE to donate to the 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.
  • Click HERE to donate to the Spendable earning account - All gifts to this account are immediately available to be spent on scholarships, but do not earn any interest for the account. You can also check a box on the donation form to select this 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.