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Our Scholarship Program

 Salinas Valley Pride Celebration's 2022 Scholarship

Salinas Valley Pride Celebrations is proud to offer the only LGBTQ+ focused scholarship in Monterey County.


We created the SVPC Scholarship Award to honor LGBT students and allies who embody Salinas Valley Pride Celebration's mission to create community and increase LGBT acceptance.

In 2022, SVPC will be awarding six $1000 scholarships!

Our application timeframe is already closed for 2022, but we will re-open for new applications in spring of 2023.

Application Requirements

  • LGBTQ+ student currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a post-secondary education program in the 2020-2021 academic year

  • Completed SVPC Scholarship application form

  • Minimum of a 2.5 GPA with an unofficial transcript

  • (2) Letters of recommendation from an educator, employer or community leader

  • Personal Written Statement of 500 to 800 words describing how the applicant personally represents the Salinas Valley Pride Celebrations' mission


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