Meet Our Scholars


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

More than a third of Point Scholars identify as transgender or gender nonconforming, and a third of Point Scholars are first-generation college students.

In the last decade, Point has provided LGBTQ students with more than 400 scholarship awards. Point Scholars are ambitious, talented, and socially aware students who are the future leaders of the LGBTQ community.

Visit Point’s Community College Scholarship Program page to meet the 2018 recipients of these scholarships.

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Emily Williams

Yale University School of Nursing

Meet Emily

Kip Williams

California Institute for Integral Studies

Meet Kip

Johannes Wilson

Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions

Novo Nordisk Point Scholar

Meet Johannes

Kayla Wingert

Johnson and Wales University

Larry King/Jeffrey Fashion Cares Point Scholar

Meet Kayla

Jimin Won

Cornell University

NBC Universal Point Scholar

Meet Jimin

Landon “LJ” Woolston

Florida International University

Calamus Foundation Point Scholar

Meet LJ

Zach Zyskowski

University of California, Los Angeles

Meet Zach