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    2nd Annual HoCo Rainbow Conference is ONLINE!

     

    What: The HoCo Rainbow Conference

    When: Friday, May 15th, 9am-3pm

    Where: Online
    The HoCo Rainbow Conference set for Friday, May 15th, will be held virtually this year. It will run from day with choices of sessions on the hour every hour from 9am-3pm. Unfortunately, there will be no virtual exhibition hall. 
    Conference registration is open NOW on their website until May 12 (or until the sessions are full)

    2020 Scholarship Winner

    PFLAG Columbia-Howard County is pleased to announce its 14 th annual scholarship winner is Aboli Dahiwadkar of Ellicott City, MD. Aboli will receive a $2,000 scholarship for her studies at the University of Maryland, starting this fall.

    Aboli is an extraordinary student who is at the top of her graduating class at Mt Hebron high school, and who carries an impressive number and wide variety of extracurricular activities. She is a leader who, within multiple communities, actively advocates for diversity regarding race, sexual orientation, gender identity, body type, disabilities, and ethnicity. She is committed to equality and diversity, identifies needs, and personally takes responsibility for action to create supportive environments. We look forward to Aboli’s continued contributions to the LGBTQ+ community as she pursues her studies!

    2021 Scholarship Application Open

    Scholarship Offered:

     

     Columbia - Howard County PFLAG Scholarship for Outstanding LGBTQ+ and Allied Students

     Amount of Scholarship: $2,000.00

     

    Eligibility:

     

     Self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer plus (LGBTQ+) or as an ally who demonstrates outstanding support directly to the LGBTQ+ society and supports equality for all

     A resident of the state of Maryland who is currently attending, or planning to attend, a post-secondary educational institution during the 2021-2022 academic year, or

     A student currently attending, or planning to attend, a Maryland post-secondary educational institution in the state of Maryland during the 2021-2022 academic year (Maryland residency not required if attending a Maryland educational institution)

     Must complete a Columbia - Howard County PFLAG Scholarship application IN ITS ENTIRETY including all required supplemental forms (incomplete applications will not be considered)

     Cannot be receiving full tuition remission from other sources to fund the education (e.g., other full-tuition scholarships, established college trust fund, etc.)

     Cannot be a prior recipient of the Columbia - Howard County PFLAG Scholarship

     

    Deadline and Terms of Award:

     

     The completed application must be postmarked by May 31, 2021 and mailed to:

     

    PFLAG Columbia - Howard County

    Attention: Scholarship Committee

    P. O. Box 1479, Columbia, Maryland 21044

          

    Forms and supporting documents can be obtained online at http://www.pflaghoco.org/. (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.)

     

    Access the application by clicking here

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