The following are resources for students seeking a higher education degree:
Campus Pride/Point Foundation Sponsored National LGBT Scholarship Database – Free online dynamic database provides LGBT and ally students with the largest, most comprehensive source of LGBT scholarship and funding resources in the nation. Individuals can find how to apply and search scholarships available at certain campuses, state by state, regionally or nationally. New scholarships may be listed by a campus or any funding organization by simply logging into the database. There are no charges to view scholarships or to list scholarships.
University of California San Francisco The Center of Excellence for Transgender Health – This site contains a vast amount of educational material that seeks to increase access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming healthcare services for trans and gender-variant communities
Wells Fargo’s Get College Ready Site – Wells Fargo introduced this new, interactive online platform that offers a quiz, a calculator, videos and educational articles. They created the Get College Ready website because next to financing a home, paying for an education can be one of the most important financial events in an individual’s life.
Campus Pride’s Trans Policy Clearinghouse – A comprehensive and frequently updated resource for the most up-to-date transgender policies at colleges and universities.
CFPB: Paying For College – It’s more important than ever for students and former students to make smart decisions about financing their college education. Whether you’re attending college soon, are a current student, or already have student loans, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put together some tools and resources to help you make the best decisions for you.
LGBT & Ally Prospective Student Resources — List of resources to help LGBT and ally prospective students and their families to find the right college.
LGBT-Friendly Campus Pride Index – National listing of LGBT-friendly colleges & universities
Point Foundation Scholarship – The nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students.
The Simple Dollar – A personal finance blog provides frugality and money management tips, ideas for frugal living with high quality of life.
Additional Resources from May 21, 2014 Twitter Town Hall
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program for Researchers
Guide to Completing the FAFSA for LGBT Families
ACLU Know Your Rights – Laws prohibiting discrimination against transgender people
Campus Pride Trans Policy Clearinghouse
Federal Student Aid
Credit reports and scores
Repay Student Debt Tool
Complaints with Financial product or service
Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act
PFLAG National Scholarship Program
Laws prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
Your Title IX Rights and Your School’s Responsibilities
Report Bullying, Harassment, or Discrimination of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Students