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Aarons (Leroy F.) Scholarship Award

The Aarons Scholarship Award provides up to $5,000 in tuition funding to an LGBT student who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association's mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community.

Application Deadline: May


  • Current or incoming undergrad students enrolled in a U.S. community college or four-year university. Proof of acceptance or current enrollment required.
  • Current or incoming graduate students enrolled in an accredited journalism or mass communications field. Proof of acceptance or current enrollment required.
Current Status: 
First-Year Student, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Grad Student
Duration of Award: 
None (Award Only)
Non-U.S. Citizen, Underrepresented Groups
Direct Submission
Fields of Study: 
Communications and Journalism, Humanities and Social Sciences
Semester of Application Deadline: 
Summer (May – August)

Boucke Building
University Fellowships Office
321 Boucke Building
University Park, PA 16802