Two $10k scholarships available for BIPOC+LGBTQ students

Applications Due January 15, 2022

Announcing The Mensa Foundation‘s first-ever Progress Pride Scholarship to lift and center marginalized students at the intersection of BIPOC and LGBTQ.

Two $10k university scholarships are available for those who identify as BIPOC and LGBTQ and who have a demonstrated record of positive service to the BIPOC and LGBTQ communities. This is the Mensa Foundation’s largest scholarship award ever!

An essay is all that’s required up front, due January 15, 2022. Open to all U.S. university students, inclusive of undergrads and grad students.  Awardees will be selected in early 2022 and will then need to furnish a résumé/CV.

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About the Mensa Foundation: Founded in 1971, the Mensa Education & Research Foundation is a philanthropic, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to the pursuit of excellence in human intelligence. The mission and strategic focus are directed at scholarships, education, and awards.

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