College Resources
 


Announcement!!
Indy Pride has just released their 2017 Scholarship Information!
All LGBTQ+ students in Indiana, whether entering their first year or in graduate school are welcome to apply.
You only have the month of April to Apply!


Are you thinking about attending college?
One of the things you may want to consider is how LGBTQ+ competent and friendly a particular college or university is. 
A volunteer-driven network "for" and "by" student leaders that exists to develop the necessary resources, programs, and services to support LGBTQ+ and ally students on college campuses across the United States. Campus Pride has a Campus Pride Index where you can see where your prospective school rates! 

Scholarships! 





We are trying to collect a list of all the lgbtq+ scholarships available to youth in Indiana.  Here is our list so far,  and please use this form to add scholarships you know about to the list! 
College Guides Aimed at LGBTQ+ Students

AffordableColleges.com has a detailed list of scholarships specific to LGBTQ+ youth and a lot of good advice on what to consider when choosing a college and assessing its LGBTQ+ community prior to attending.

Accredited Colleges recently released a "one stop shop" of support resources, including various available scholarships for LGBTQ+ students. 

BestColleges.com also has a great guide that discusses issues faced by LGBTQ+ studnets in college, and what to look for when choosing the right college for you.



https://docs.google.com/document/d/11BQ-fvKyEsggWVEX3g1Db4wM_32V6kpmNrvXl8c_Yeg/edit


This packet was made as a companion to make the most out of a trip to a College Fair.  College Fairs can feel overwhelming, and its important to think about some things beforehand.  Please take advantage of this tool!


https://www.khanacademy.org/college-admissions

Khan Academy has a great educational series with advice on all stages of the college exploration process, application process, financial, and more!



FAFSA Resources


Check out this resource with advise for filling out the FAFSA for all sorts of LGBTQ++ families.  Children of same-Sex couples, students in same-sex marriages, and transgender students are all addressed.  

 SAT/ACT Prep





Test taking is stressful.  Get Prepared!  Here are some resources for you that might make studying easier!
  • Khan Academy's SAT Prep is designed to help you practice the things you need the most help with!  Partnered Directly with the College Board, it gives you lots of practice and direct instruction. 


 Didn't Finish High School?
That's Okay!



Contact the Education Coordinator at IYG for help finding an alternative path to your High School Diploma that is right for you!