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					Generation Equality Scholarship Application 2010 -- SAMPLE                                                                  SAMPLE



        Generation Equality Scholarship Application 2010 -- SAMPLE
        Scholarship applications MUST be submitted online at www.hrc.org/geneqscholarship. Paper applications will NOT be
        accepted.


         Part 1: Important Instructions
         We highly recommend that you read the FAQs in their entirety before completing the application.

         In particular, please note:


           1) Review the sample application prior to starting to familiarize yourself
           with the questions.

           2) You will not be able to save your incomplete application, so you
           may want to prepare some answers in advance and copy them into your
           application.

           3) Applications will be accepted through 11:59 pm EST on April 16, 2010.

           4) If you are selected as a finalist, you will be required to submit
           additional information (see the FAQs for further information).




         Eligibility
         In order to apply for a Generation Equality Scholarship, you must meet the eligibility requirements below.

         For academic year 2010-2011, I will be a: *
          First-year student at a postsecondary institution
         Graduate and post-graduate students are ineligible to apply.

         My school has a physical campus and I am not seeking an online
         degree. *



         My school is located in the United States. *



         Neither I nor an immediate member of my family is a Human Rights
         Campaign employee. *




         Part 2: Personal Information
         Name *                                                              Date of birth *
                                                                                        /            /
         First            Last                                                    MM            DD           YYYY

         Email *                                                             Phone Number *
                                                                                            -            -



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                Keep me updated about scholarships, news & resources for LGBT
                and allied young people.

         Permanent Address *


         Street Address



         Address Line 2



         City                                     State / Province / Region



         Postal / Zip Code                        Country


         Current Address


         Street Address



         Address Line 2



         City                                     State / Province / Region



         Postal / Zip Code                        Country


         How did you first hear about the Generation Equality Scholarships? *

                FastWeb                            Scholarships.com

                HRC website                        GenEQ Newsletter

                Teacher/professor/staff            Campus group or resource
                member                             center

                News story/blog/media              Word of mouth

                Facebook                           MySpace

                Other




         Did you apply for a Generation Equality Scholarship last year? *




         Part 3: Academic Information
         College or University (2010-2011)



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         College or University *                                                       Type of school *


         College/university you currently attend or plan to attend.
                                                                               Website *



         Address *


         Street Address



         Address Line 2



         City                                              State / Province / Region



         Postal / Zip Code                                 Country


         Academic year 2010-2011 will be my _____ year of postsecondary
         education. *



         Entry date *                                                                  Expected date of graduation *
                     /         /                                                                /           /
            MM           DD         YYYY                                                 MM          DD          YYYY

         Current/possible major(s) *                                                   Current/possible minor(s)



         Type of degree *
                AA       AS        BA       BS        BFA         Other




         Current GPA *                                                                 GPA is on a scale of 0 - *


         If you haven't completed a term yet, please enter 0.                          Enter the highest achievable GPA (e.g., 4.0).


         College or University (Previous)
         College or University                                                         Type of school


         Previous college/university you attended or transferred from.

         Reason for leaving
                Graduated                                   Transferred

                Other




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         Website



         Address


         Street Address



         Address Line 2



         City                                           State / Province / Region



         Postal / Zip Code                              Country


         Entry date                                                                 Graduation or transfer date
                   /          /                                                              /           /
            MM         DD          YYYY                                               MM          DD          YYYY

         GPA                                                                        GPA is on a scale of 0 -


         GPA at time of graduation or transfer.                                     Enter the highest achievable GPA (e.g., 4.0).


         High School
         High School *                                                              Type of school *


         High school you graduated from or currently attend.

         Website



         High School Address *


         Street Address



         Address Line 2



         City                                           State / Province / Region



         Postal / Zip Code                              Country




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         My class rank is... *                                                            ...out of... *


         If your school does not report class rank, please enter 0.                       Enter the number of students in your graduation year.

         GPA *                                                                            GPA is on a scale of 0 - *


         If possible, please enter your unweighted GPA.                                   Enter the highest achievable GPA (e.g., 4.0).

         The GPA listed above is *                                                        Expected/actual date of graduation *

              Unweighted           Weighted                                                        /            /
                                                                                              MM           DD       YYYY
         Part 4: Non-Academic Experiences
         LGBTQ involvement *




         Be as specific as possible.

         List leadership positions, examples of activism, organizations and dates and approximate
         hours per week of participation.

         If you are/were part of an LGBT group, list the types of activities you organized/participated
         in. Also, if one exists, please include a link to the group's website/Facebook group.

         If you have or contribute to a blog related to queer issues, include that as well.


         Extracurricular activities not included above




         List leadership positions, memberships, teams, organizations and dates of participation.

         Internships or jobs




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         List position, organization and dates.


         Part 5: Financial Need
         My parent(s), guardian(s) or family will: *
             Provide for all of my educational expenses (tuition/fees,
             room/board and course-related books/supplies).

             Provide for some of my educational expenses.

             Provide for none of my educational expenses.

         Check all of the following that apply:
             I will apply for need-based aid through my college or university
             (grants, loans or work study).

             I will apply for merit-based aid through my college or university.

             I will apply for other private scholarships.

             I plan to work at least part-time while enrolled at my college or
             university.

         If you are applying for other scholarships for LGBT and allied
         students, please list them below (one per line).




         Describe your financial situation (not already covered above) in more
         detail. *




         Maximum Allowed: 100 words.       Currently Used: 0 words.


         Part 6: Essays
         Please describe one experience, event or moment that characterizes
         your LGBTQ activism. *



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         Maximum Allowed: 250 words.   Currently Used: 0 words.

         What do you see as the most significant challenge facing LGBTQ
         young people? What are your ideas for addressing this challenge? *




         Maximum Allowed: 250 words.   Currently Used: 0 words.

         Discuss your plans for future involvement/activism related to the
         LGBTQ community and how your postsecondary educational
         experiences will contribute to these goals. *




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         Maximum Allowed: 250 words.   Currently Used: 0 words.


         Part 7: Demographic Information (optional)
         This information is optional and will not affect your application. We will only use the aggregate findings internally
         to evaluate the diversity of the applicant pool and to increase outreach to underrepresented groups in the future.

         What is your sexual orientation?

             Lesbian                                  Gay

             Bisexual                                 Queer

             Heterosexual or straight                 Not sure

             Other




         What is your gender identity?
             Female                                   Male

             Male to female transgender               Female to male transgender

             Genderqueer                              Not sure

             Other




         Do you consider yourself a Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish-speaking
         person?
             Yes                                      No

         What best describes your racial or ethnic background?
             White or Caucasian                       Black or African American

             Asian or Pacific Islander                American Indian or Alaskan
                                                      Native

             Hispanic or Latino/a                     Mixed race

             Not sure

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             Other




         Part 8: Statement of Agreement
         PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING:

         I certify that the information submitted with this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge and understand that
         misrepresentation of facts will eliminate me from further consideration, and if awarded the scholarship, will be cause for
         revocation.

         I recognize that should I be chosen as a finalist, additional information (including letters of recommendation, transcripts,
         a resume/CV and Student Aid Report/FAFSA) will be required to assist the HRC selection committee's decision. I may
         also be asked to take part in a phone interview with HRC staff.

         If granted, I will use the proceeds solely for the payment of tuition, fees, books, essential transportation or living
         expenses at the postsecondary institution specified. I also agree to submit a short summary at the end of the
         scholarship year describing how the funds helped further my education.

         Furthermore, I acknowledge that all information and materials submitted as part of the Generation Equality Scholarship
         application process will become the property of HRC upon submission and may be used, without my name, in
         promotional materials.

         If I am awarded the scholarship, I further acknowledge that I will be required to submit a photo and short biography
         about myself for use on HRC's website and in promotional materials. This will include my name, college/university, and
         a little about my past activism and future plans related to the LGBTQ community.

         I have read and agree to the statement above *                                Date *
                                                                                          03     /     01   /   2010
                                                                                          MM           DD       YYYY

         I am able to travel to Washington, DC the weekend of October 9, 2010
         (all expenses paid) to participate in the HRC National Dinner. *



         Additional information/comments




         Maximum Allowed: 250 words.      Currently Used: 0 words.
         If you have any additional information that you were unable to include elsewhere, feel free
         to do so here.




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