Boyd-Estall Family LGBTQ+ and Allies Scholarship


Are You a Good Potential Applicant?

This scholarship is awarded to two graduating Eden Prairie High School seniors who:

  • self-identify as being a member of the LGBTQ+ community or an ally to the LGBTQ+ community;
  • completes the EPHS Multi-Scholarship Application through EPHS’s online SCOIR system;
  • submits a 500 to 1,000 word essay on how this scholarship would help them continue their (i) education after high school and (ii) involvement/support of the LGBTQ+ community. If the applicant identified as an ally, the essay must also identify the applicants involvement and support of the LGBTQ+ community to date;
  • submit one or more teacher recommendations and, if the applicant is an ally of the LGBTQ+ community, the applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation that supports the applicant’s involvement and support of the LGBTQ+ community to date.

Scholarship Use:  The scholarship must be used for an accredited post-secondary school/training program including, but not limited to, a two or four year college degree or a program for licensed trades.

Award Amount:  $1,000 per academic year, to two students each year.

How to Apply:

The application process will take place through Eden Prairie High School’s Multi-Scholarship Application process. Applications are open December through February.  A committee will choose the recipient and the scholarship will be awarded at the EPHS Senior Community Scholarship Awards night on May 19th.

Step 1: Get a letter of recommendation from a teacher. This scholarship requires a letter of recommendation. Letters of recommendation currently in SCOIR will be used. If you do not have a letter of recommendation in SCOIR, one must be uploaded by a teacher or emailed to Ms. McNamara by February 7, 2022 at 3pm.

Step 2: Complete the Multi-Scholarship application through EPHS’s online SCOIR system. The application form can be found in your My Drive in the student SCOIR portal. The application form is available from December 20 through February 7, 2022.


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