Cox and The Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce of Nevada Diversity Scholarship

Seniors who support furthering the well-being, positive image, and human rights of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community with a 2.5 or higher GPA planning to attend an accredited college or university full-time may apply for this scholarship. Student may be a senior at a charter, private, or CCSD Nevada high school and must demonstrate leadership and community service. One scholarship in the amount of $3,500 will be offered. Students may apply for multiple Cox Diversity scholarships, but may only be awarded/receive one.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Essay - Please write a brief essay (450-500 words) about a significant LGBTQ leader in the Southern Nevada community.
  2. Please upload a letter of recommendation that reflects on your leadership qualities and abilities.
  3. Please upload a letter of recommendation from a community or faith based organization which speaks to your volunteerism with their organization.
  4. Please upload your resume.
  5. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).