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LifeWorks 2017 Scholarship Applications CLOSED

Each year, LifeWorks partners with Southern California Edison, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Felice Samuel Greene fund to award over $30,000 in scholarships to eligible LGBTQ and ally high school seniors as well as college undergrad students to assist in fulfilling their college education.

**Applicants who do not meet the specific requirements will not be considered for a LifeWorks scholarship.  

Please READ carefully before applying.

Southern California Edison - provides scholarships directed towards STEM education.

There are 8 specific areas of study:

  • Business (Management Information Systems)
  • Computer & Information Services (Computer Programming, Computer Science, Information Systems, etc.,)
  • Engineering (Bio-engineering, Chemical, Civil, Electrical)
  • Engineering (Industrial, Materials, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Nano)
  • Mathematics (Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics)
  • Engineering Technology (Computer, Construction, Drafting, Electrical, Mechanical, Surveying Telecommunication)
  • Natural Resources & Conservation (Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, National Resources and Conservation, Wildlife and Wilderness)
  • Physical Sciences (Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Geology/Earth Science, Geophysics, Physics, Comprehensive)

 Comcast NBCUniversal Media Scholarship — students must be studying an area of media to be eligible. This scholarship is a tuition grant based on financial need only. Because NBCUniversal aims to support careers in media and entertainment applicants must be an undergraduate majoring--or for High School senior, declaring a major or pursuing education in media, including but not limited to: Advertising, Broadcasting, Digital media, Graphic Design, Website Development, Journalism, communications or Public Relations, etc.

***EXCLUDES: Performing Arts (acting, comedians, improv, musicians)***

 The Felice Samuel Greene Scholarship Fund was established by David B. Cruz and Steven B. Greene to provide scholarships for deserving youth who would otherwise be unable to afford college tuition, books and related expenses. The fund is named in honor of Steven’s mother and recipients are determined by the LA LGBT Center’s Lifeworks Program. All college majors are eligible for this scholarship.

Online applications are available beginning February 1. Scholarships are awarded May 17th at LifeWorks Open house and Scholarship night at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza 1125 N. McCadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Further details to be announced after application deadline.

Application Information

LifeWorks Edison: Apply Now

Comcast NBCUniversal: Apply Now

Felice Samuel Greene Scholarship Fund (All Majors): Apply Now

In order to be considered your:

  • Application must be received by Sunday, April 16 at 5pm
  • Application must be filled out in its entirety
  • Provide unofficial or official transcripts to lifeworks@lalgbtcenter.org
  • Complete four essays for Edison or Comcast application (500 to 750 words) Felice Samuel (answer all questions)
  • Provide two letters of recommendation to lifeworks@lalgbtcenter.org
Eligibility Requirements:

High School Applicants

  • Graduating Senior from High School or GED Program
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrated passion for community involvement/volunteerism
  • Encouraged to attend recognition ceremony, Wednesday, May 18, 6-9pm

College Applicants

  • Enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrated passion for community involvement/volunteerism
  • Encouraged to attend recognition ceremony, Wednesday, May 18, 6-9pm 

Scholarships are based on need. We also provide scholarship for continuing education.

Should you have any questions regarding scholarship applications, please contact LifeWorks at lifeworks@lalgbtcenter.org or by phone (323)860-7373.

 

Good Luck!