Baileigh is a sophomore at ASU West, majoring in Psychology with an emphasis in Neuroscience. She plans to work as a neuropsychologist. She also studies Arabic and volunteers with several organizations.
KJ is in her second year at Glendale Community College, pursuing a degree in Communication as she works toward her goal of working in the non-profit world. KJ teaches a classroom full of three-year-old and volunteers a lot of her time to groups who promote inclusivity, diversity and social justice.
Branden is a first-year student studying Business at W.P. Carey at Arizona State University. He plans to take courses in music as well -- Branden has quite the voice!
Kaleb is a first year student at Mesa Community College. His ultimate academic plans are to become an endocrinologist. Currently, he stays busy with work and is quite active in one-n-ten.
The QU Scholarship is for Arizona LGBTQ+ youth attending a college, university or vocational school in Arizona. Along with a monetary award of up to $10,000, QU Scholars enjoy the support of a team of academic, professional and service mentors.
If you are planning to start college or vocational training in Arizona in Fall 2019, or are currently attending such a school and will be enrolled through Spring 2021, the QU Scholarship may be for you.
Eligible applicants must also demonstrate active participation and leadership in the LGBTQ+ community.
After applying through the Arizona Community Foundation website, top applicants will be invited to an interview.
Two QU Scholars will be chosen for 2019. At least one Scholar will be selected from youth participating actively in one-n-ten programs. Youth not connected with one-n-ten are also encouraged to apply.
Your scholarship award is earned in four $2500 allotments.
Applications for our 2019 QU Scholarships will be open November 2018 through January 2019 through the Arizona Community Foundation website. As part of the process, you'll need to write some essays, upload school transcripts and get some letters of reference. Plan accordingly!