January 4, 2022 (DeLand, Florida) – The Volusia-Flagler Rainbow Alliance announced that it has begun accepting applications for scholarships for the 2022 school year starting January 1, 2022. These scholarships are available to LGBTQ+ students currently enrolled in college, trade school, or an educational internship.

“We have streamlined our application process; it is now completely online, and we have eliminated the requirement for the applicant to provide statements of financial need, such as a copy of a FAFSA,” Rainbow Alliance Scholarship Chair Dr. Meg Young explained.

“We hope to be able to reach a greater number of potential applicants by making the process not only easier but less intrusive,” Dr. Young said.

The scholarship grants will be in an amount up to $500. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2022, with decisions announced on May 1, 2022.

Applicants can apply by visiting the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gSfR2RG8ymyg8Xq8W5hTikbVo9UyrcZZOb_gEv9JdLg/edit?ts=61a95e9c

Media Release: Support Volusia is the parent organization of the Volusia Flagler Rainbow Alliance and DeLand Pride, whose mission is to attract LGBTQ members and their allies to our community by nurturing professional and personal relationships and providing an active and positive force in Volusia County and beyond. For more information about DeLand Pride, visit www.DeLandPride.org.