UMKC Offers PRIDE Empowerment Scholarship for Gay AND Straight Students

From Queerty:

In an effort to provide financial aide to college students struggling with a lack of familial support, The University of Missouri Kansas City offers a unique need-based scholarship—the PRIDE Empowerment Scholarship—for gay and straight students who have been “experiencing financial difficulty due to loss of support from family.”

Eight students have been awarded the scholarship since it was announced four years ago, and this year, Caleb-Michael Files, 21, is one of the lucky few to receive it. “Gay students, especially, have issues with coming out and support,” he said. “My parents aren’t in the picture. My guardians aren’t in the picture.”

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One Response to UMKC Offers PRIDE Empowerment Scholarship for Gay AND Straight Students

  1. youthprideservices says:

    Reblogged this on National Youth Pride Services.

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