January 4, 2022

Great Lakes Bay Pride Scholarship

Great Lakes Bay Pride (formerly Perceptions) is the resource, education, advocacy, and networking organization serving the LGBTQ+ and ally community throughout Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region. The scholarship will be awarded to a Michigan resident who has demonstrated a passion for promoting mutual respect and acceptance for all through engagement with diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.


  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Resident of Michigan
  • High school senior, college student or non-traditional student
  • Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree or Career and Technical Education (CTE) training
  • Demonstrated a commitment to promoting respect and acceptance of diversity across all borders including race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression
  • Volunteer work in the LGBTQ+ community
  • Part- or full-time enrollment

Evaluation Criteria

  • Special essay (50)
  • Community service (20)
  • Leadership (15)
  • Career goals as demonstrated in essay (15)  

Special Attachment Required

Please refer to the online scholarship application for more information