Out For Education has awarded hundreds of scholarships to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students from Texas.
Here are statistics about our recipients through 2016:
- 366 scholarship applicants
- 350 scholarships awarded
- $1,700,300.00 total scholarship dollars awarded
- Scholarship recipients self-identify as:
- 60 % male
- 40% female
- 1% transgender
- 52% Caucasian
- 10% African American
- 28% Hispanic
- 7% other ethnicity
Scholarships have been awarded to students from 68 different high schools.
Scholarship recipients have attended 58 different colleges and universities in 16 states and the District of Columbia.
The most popular colleges and universities attended by our LGBTQIA+ scholarship recipients include: University of Houston, University of Houston Downtown, University of Texas, Houston Community College, and Lone Star College.
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