Creating Change: It’s Worth Going Twice

Creating Change (CC) is an annual organizing and skill-building conference that attracts hundreds of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and allied activist from across the country. I’ve been lucky enough to go to… Continue reading

Scholars Speak: Leelah Alcorn and Transphobia

In the wake of the death of Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old girl, I think we can all agree that no words can even measure up to counter the amount of suffering and injustice… Continue reading

Davis is Burning, But It’s For A Good Cause!

Integral to every Point Foundation Scholarship is a Community Service Project that seeks to creates a platform for scholars to collaborate with and to better serve the broader LGBTQIA community locally, nationally, or… Continue reading

Scholar Ashley Burnside Makes Big Changes in Her Community

As a Point Scholar, each academic year I devise a Community Service Project I can undertake to positively impact the LGBTQ community. The aim is that by working on a CSP, my fellow scholars… Continue reading

#ASKPOINTSCHOLARS RESPONDS TO QUESTION: WHO DID SCHOLARS ASK TO PROOFREAD THEIR APPLICATION?

Point Foundation invites students to submit questions online about applying for scholarships which are answered by Point Scholars. Below is a question from our #AskPointScholars Inbox: I ‘d like to ask Point Scholars who they asked… Continue reading

Acclaimed TV Producer Dr. Neal Baer & Star Athlete Jason Collins Join Point’s Honorary Board

Point Foundation (Point), the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit, welcomes Dr. Neal Baer and Jason Collins to the Foundation’s Honorary Board. Exemplary role models in… Continue reading

Scholar Marcus Lee Attends HRC’s HBCU Career and Leadership Summit

In early October, I attended the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2014 Historically Black College/University (HBCU) Career and Leadership Summit. The summit began in 2001 in response to two violent, anti-LGBT incidents on HBCU… Continue reading

Scholar Win Chesson Attends Conference for LGBTQ MBA Students

In October, I joined 1,400 current and prospective LGBTQ MBA students in San Francisco at the annual Reaching Out MBA conference. It was a weekend full of workshops, case competitions, networking and job recruitment… Continue reading

Point Scholars Attend OUT for Work Conference

Below, Point Scholar Freddie Adenuga shares his experience from the OUT for Work Conference in Washington D.C.: It was always my dream to become an entrepreneur. I loved solving problems that would lead… Continue reading

Scholar Megan Weinand Attends Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Conference

My name is Megan Weinand, and I am a second-year medical student at the Boston University School of Medicine. I am so grateful to Point Foundation for making it possible for me to attend… Continue reading