LGBT Chamber Foundation

LGBT Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Scholarship Application

The LGBT Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards scholarships to build leadership and promote diversity in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied community. Scholarships may be used for any post-secondary education, including nontraditional/alternative programs and vocational training.

Returning Applicants
Please provide the email used on your previous application and birthday to help us find your profile. You will receive a custom application link via email for the current scholarship year.

*If you no longer have access to this email, please email to update your information and receive your new application link.

If an error occurs using the above form, you may go directly to the 2021-2022 Scholarship Application here:

LGBT Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarships

Multi-discipline Scholarships

Foundation Scholarships are available to Texas students studying at any accredited school or certificate program. 

Preference is given to students who self-identify as LGBT, members of LGBT families, or allies who demonstrate significant activities in support of LGBT equality. 

Rob Ruhlin

In 2014, the Board of Directors of the North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce established this scholarship as a memorial to Rob Ruhlin. Rob served as the Chamber’s General Counsel beginning in January 2013 and ending in October, 2014 when Rob died in a motorcycle accident..

Film &
Television Scholarship

Established by the OutTakes Dallas Foundation, this scholarship fund seeks to support students in Film, Television and related areas of study.

Veronica Marcum Nursing Scholarship

The Veronica Marcum Scholarship Fund was created by Candy Marcum and Carolyn Hall, long-time leaders in the LGBT equality movement, to honor Candy’s mother, Veronica Marcum.


In recognition of the Foundation’s 10th anniversary in 2020, the STEM Scholarship was established. This scholarship supports individuals in science, technology, engineering and math studies.