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Pride Center Scholarships

Scholarships are available to qualifying students based on a multitude of factors, including identity affiliation, academic merit, and financial need. Below are some scholarship opportunities available through the OSJI office and through external organizations.

Out and Proud LGBTQIA+ Scholarship

The Out and Proud scholarship has been instituted thanks to the support of our FIU alumni Lemar White, and the DC Proud Professionals Network. The scholarship will be to honor, recognize, and support commendable LGBTQIA+ students at FIU. The Out and Proud scholarship is awarded annually to two eligible FIU students.

The recipients of the Out and Proud scholarship are announced at the Spring Lavender Graduation and Leadership Recognition Ceremony.

Turner Scholarship

Turner Construction, a national construction management company with a local office in Miami, recruits more engineering students from FIU for internships and full-time positions than from any other local university. The Pride Alliance at Turner Construction wants to encourage diverse talent within the engineering field, so they teamed up with the Pride Center team to create a scholarship for LGBTQIA+ students studying engineering or construction management. This student will exemplify their company’s core values of teamwork, integrity and commitment.

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FIU offers scholarships for incoming and current students. Learn which scholarships are available, find out how to apply or get scholarship advice today.

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Other scholarship opportunities

For assistance in applying for scholarships, including tips on acquiring documentation and letters of recommendation, please call our office at 305-348-1952 or email pridecenter@fiu.edu.

Our main OSJI Scholarship webpage, features additional opportunities for LGBTQIA+ Students

Search the Human Rights Campaign's National LGBTQIA+ scholarships Database and LGBTQIA+ Scholarships in Florida