Scholarship Application

Lambda Horizon Scholarship

The Lambda Horizon Scholarship is presented to a Virginia Tech student who has had a positive impact on the LGBT Community through leadership, service, volunteering, or research.

The Scholarship is currently coordinated through the Community Foundation of the New River Valley

Apply Now  – Application Window is Closed for 2016
(Scholarship deadline is early February)


  • Preference is given to students who have made contributions to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community through leadership, service, volunteering and/or research
  • Preference is given to rising seniors at Virginia Tech who anticipate graduating in the next academic year

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on 4.0 scale
  • Documented financial need is not required for this scholarship only. However, in order to complete the online application, the system requires applicants to either upload a copy of the SAR report after completing the FAFSA OR upload a signed copy of the “Statement of Parental Refusal to Complete FAFSA and Provide Student Support”.
  • Note: Applicants must submit an additional essay, answering the following question “How have you advocated for the rights of and acceptance for the LGBT community?


Typical Scholarship Award: $500