The Gender Justice Advocates Program is designed for John Jay students who are passionate about women’s rights, LGBTQ equality, and creating a hospitable campus culture free of barriers, prejudice and bigotry and interested in event planning, and meeting new people. Advocates learn about local and national gender justice efforts, receive training in social justice organizing, and build bridges between their academic interests and professional ambitions.
The Kevin-Goffe scholarship is awarded to those who identify as LGBTQ and an immigrant. Facing social stigma and rising college education costs, the Kevin-Goffe scholarships aims to provide financial support for their higher education. If you fulfill the following eligibility requirements, you are highly encouraged to apply.
- who self-identifies as an immigrant*
- who self-identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex
- who does not have a criminal record in the United States
- who can prove full-time enrollment in a New York City nonprofit college or university
- whose annual tuition does not exceed $12,500
- who has successfully completed at least one academic year or is at least a rising sophomore
- who has and maintains an excellent academic record (3.25+ GPA)
*Defined as a foreign-born U.S. resident not having a documented permanent residential status.
To access the application, click 2016-Levin-Goffe-FINAL-application
For more information on other available scholarships for LGBTQ students, click HERE
The CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership Program will bring together 25 undergraduate students for a year-long leadership training experience. Through the program, students will examine LGBTQI issues, engage in interactive training workshops that focus on leadership and personal development, and also work under a mentor who will facilitate the growth and development of the student leaders.
Student leaders will meet approximately twice per month over the course of the 2016-17 academic year for program activities. The program is open to all currently enrolled CUNY undergraduate students who identify within the LGBTQI spectrum.
Be aware, this opportunity to limited to only 25 undergraduate CUNY students so apply ASAP!
Applications can be found in the following: LGBTQI Student Leadership ProgramApplication_2016
Applications Due: Friday, May 6, 2016
Submit applications to: Shahreen.Laskar@cuny.edu
Finalist Interviews: May-June 2016
Notification of Acceptance: June 30, 2016