Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships & Awards

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Student Services (LGBTSS) Center is honored to annually present scholarships and awards recognizing individuals demonstrating leadership, involvement, and/or scholarship intersecting with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, etc. (LGBTQIA+)  and ally community at Iowa State University.

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There are currently two scholarships available. Scholarships are presented annually to students who have demonstrated leadership and involvement in the LGBTQIA+ and ally community at Iowa State University. The purpose of the scholarships is to complement successful academic experiences by supporting student leadership and involvement in the LGBTQIA+ community at Iowa State.

Applications for scholarships are due by Friday, February 17 by 11:59 PM CDT.

Scott Rohlf Presidential Leadership Initiative Award
Available to juniors and seniors.

Walter J. Allen and Shaun B. Keister Scholarship
Available to Sophmores, Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students.

Awards

The following awards are available to nominate individuals or yourself and will be given out during the Gender & Sexuality Equity Awards Reception. Please submit all nominations by Friday, February 17 by 11:59 PM CDT.

See the Gender and Sexuality Equity Awards website for details about each of the awards below and to complete the nomination form.

  • Student of the Year
  • Gender & Sexuality Research Award
  • W. Houston Dougharty Ally Award