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LEAGUE Foundation to Award College Scholarships for 16 th consecutive year.

Contact: Charles Eader
Executive Director
LEAGUE Foundation
1 AT&T Way
Room 4B214J
Bedminster, NJ 07921
(908) 234-7484

Bedminster, NJ (01-04-12) -- The 2012 LEAGUE Foundation scholarship program is now receiving student applications until April 30, 2012.

Since 1996, LEAGUE Foundation has continued to grow in its mission of providing financial resources for Americaís Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender youth to attend institutions of higher learning. Now in its 16 th year the LEAGUE Foundation has awarded 93 scholarships and applications have been received from students from all 50 states. Financial support has been received from corporations, individuals, and other GLBT organizations.

Applicants should graduate high school in 2012; identify themselves as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender; have achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; are actively and substantially involved in community service; live in the United States; and have been accepted to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.

Scholarships currently open for applications are:

Matthew Shepard Memorial Scholarship

Laurel Hester Memorial Scholarship

LEAGUE Foundation Scholarship

Information including: organization background, history, scholarship descriptions, previous winners, student resources, scholarship application, donation information, and news articles can be found on the foundationís website -- www.LEAGUEFoundation.org

Contributions or questions can be directed to LEAGUE Foundation, c/o Charles Eader, 1 AT&T Way, Room 4B214J, Bedminster, New Jersey 07921

LEAGUE Foundation is a federally recognized 501c3 organization and contributions are tax deductible.



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