As part of Arizona State University’s proud commitment to cultural diversity, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has established the LGBT Leadership Graduate Student Award to recognize students who are committed to valuing all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. Awards of $1,000 or greater will be given to assist students with research activities surrounding LGBT issues or groups. If your work promotes an enriched diversity with LGBT communities, we encourage you to apply.


This award has been established to support students in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who demonstrate leadership or significant involvement in LGBT issues or groups. Awards of $1,000 or greater shall provide funds to advance dissertation or research activities for at least one graduate student in The College during the academic year.


Recipient must be a student enrolled in a doctoral or masters program administered by one of the academic units of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. A list of eligible programs is available at this link. The student must be in good academic standing with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.