Helping LGBTQ students achieve their dreams for 20 years

Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society.

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The Latest with Point

4.15.2021

Point BIPOC Scholarship for LGBTQ Students

The BIPOC LGBTQ Scholarship Fund aims to mitigate these issues by providing financial support, coaching resources, and leadership development.
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3.1.2021

Point Foundation Community College Scholarship

The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of graduating with an associate’s degree and/or transferring to a four-year college or university.
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2.23.2021

Meet the 2021 Point BIPOC Scholars

We are thrilled to welcome the inaugural class of BIPOC Scholars to the Point Community. Selected from a pool of hundreds of applicants, 24 BIPOC LGBTQ Scholars will join 134 current scholarship recipients in the broader Point network.
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1.25.2021

Meet the 2020 Point Scholars

Point Foundation is a champion for equal access to higher education and is proud that many Point Scholarship recipients are from communities that are traditionally underrepresented on college campuses.
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5.4.2021

Meet the 2020 Community College Scholarship Recipients

The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of graduating with an associate’s degree and/or transferring to a four-year college or university.
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12.31.2021

Help Change Lives and Create Leaders

With your support, Point Foundation identifies and builds the next generation of LGBTQ leaders, providing critical financial support to pursue their associate, bachelor’s, or graduate degrees.
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Point not only creates a large and loving community, but they fortify it by believing in our most vulnerable members and helping to lift them up so they can lead the way for a better tomorrow.

Sammie Zenoz

Community College Student

Because of Point’s help I have been able to construct and achieve more goals in my life, both personally and professionally.

Felipe Gomez

Wells Fargo Point Scholar

In the 2020/2021 school year,

158

students are receiving financial support, mentorship, and leadership training

54

undergraduate and graduate school Point Scholars

36

community college scholarship recipients

44

students receiving $1,000 grants

24

BIPOC Scholarship Recipients

343

Point Alumni as of June 2020

49%

of all students are first-generation students

75%

of all students are people of color

80%

of community college students successfully transferred to four-year colleges in 2020

Areas of Study

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  • 11% Arts
  • 7% Business and Communications
  • 3% Education
  • 34% Humanities
  • 7% Law
  • 12% Medicine
  • 24% Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • 1% Undecided

The Voice of Impact

Click “play” to hear from members of the Point family, including scholars, alumni, mentors, board members and funders.

Erin Armstrong

2014 Scholar

Erin Armstrong

2014 Scholar

Alejandra Salinas

Alum

Alan Guno

Board Member & Former Mentor

Shelley Freeman

Named Scholarship Funder

Pete Subkoviak

Alum

Marsha Botzer

Mentor

Matthew Kaplan

2015 Point Scholar

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