The Queer Connect Scholarship was established in 2021 and awards a local high school senior $500 toward the college, university, or any post-secondary program (example: trade and apprenticeship) of their choice. This year’s scholarship is currently open and due by May 14, 2023. Please check the PDF above with detailed instructions. Qualifications:
- Must be a high school senior
- Must be a resident of Bennington County, Rutland County, Berkshire County, or Rensselaer County
Winners of this scholarship had to write an essay that answered the question:
Describe how you plan to be a positive role model for the LGBTQIA community in your life after high school. Our readers love narratives that include your story and background, so please share what motivates you to be part of this important work, especially if your history informs your practices.