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LifeWorks Scholarships Opens February 1, 2017

Each year, LifeWorks awards money to eligible LGBTQA youth. This year we’re partnering with Southern California Edison to provide 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)

LifeWorks 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 24th. Scholarships are awarded May 18th from 6:30pm-9pm at the GLBTA Scholarship Night at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Village at Ed Gould Plaza | 1125 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Application Information

LifeWorks Edison: Apply Now

Comcast NBCUniversal: Apply Now

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

In order to be considered:

  • Application must be received by Wednesday, April 20 at 5pm
  • Application must be filled out in its entirety
  • Provide unofficial or official transcripts
  • Provide four essays (500 to 750 words)
  • Provide two letters of recommendation to

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.