NOGLSTP Seeks Applicants for Out to Innovate™ Scholarships; Deadline is June 6, 2020

The National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) is accepting applications for its 2020 Out to Innovate Scholarships made possible by an Innovation Generation grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation and private donations. The scholarships are for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) or an active ally of the LGBTQ+ community. They promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.

Each are funded at a minimum of $5,000 each and will be awarded for the Fall 2020 academic year. Students at any U.S.-based college or university can apply based on these criteria:

  • Successful completion of a minimum of two years of post-high school education at an accredited college or university.
  • Maintenance of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for the entirety of college or university enrollment.
  • A declared major in an accredited STEM or STEM-related teaching field.
  • Be an active supporter of and participant in programs or organizations that promote LGBTQ+ inclusion and visibility.

More information on how to apply is available at Applications and supporting documentation are due no later than June 6, 2020. Recipients will be notified the first week of August. For more information, contact

NOGLSTP is a membership-based professional society managed by volunteers and a nonprofit educational organization under IRS section 501(c)(3). It was established in 1980 and incorporated in the State of California in 1991. Its mission is to educate the scientific and general communities about the presence and accomplishments of LGBT individuals in STEM professions. NOGLSTP presents educational symposia and workshops nationwide, and fosters dialog with other professional societies, academia and industry to facilitate diversity and inclusion in the workplace. For more information, visit

The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships and fostering innovation. The Motorola Solutions Foundation focuses its funding on public safety, disaster relief, employee programs and education, especially science, technology, engineering and math programming. For more information on Motorola Solutions corporate and foundation giving, visit


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