Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Lax Scholarship Fund- Tuition Scholarship for up to $20,000!

(Thanks to our friends at Bread and Roses Community Fund for this important information.)

The Lax Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 by the late entrepreneur and inventor Jonathan R. Lax for the purpose of encouraging out gay men to be active leaders in their communities and to obtain higher education.  The scholarship is open to out gay men who are from the Philadelphia area or who attend school here. The deadline is right around the corner, on Tuesday, January 18th.

If you or someone you know qualifies for this scholarship, please get more information or begin an application.

Lax Scholarships are intended for tuition and can be awarded in amounts up to $20,000. This scholarship is available to both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accredited programs of higher education. Since its inception, the scholarship fund has awarded more than $600,000 to students in the five-county greater Philadelphia region.

Bread & Roses Community Fund administers this scholarship fund as a part of their larger mission for social justice in the Delaware Valley.

For more information about the Lax Scholarship, please visit the website, email, or call (215) 731-1107 x 204.

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