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Application for 2024 is closed.
Thank you to all who applied!! We will be contacting you shortly with the announcement for our scholarship winners. 
Future applicants can check back next spring (Late March/Early April) for our 2025 scholarship cycle.

PFLAG Sacramento is pleased to offer scholarships of $2,000 or more to qualified students from the Sacramento area. The scholarship is named in honor of The Rev. and Mrs. Merrill Follansbee, and Jean Hansen, our chapter's co-founders and proud parents of LGBTQ+ individuals.



Individuals who:

  • self-identify as a member of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, and

  • demonstrate an interest in service to the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, and

  • currently live in the Greater Sacramento Region (El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba, San Joaquin, Amador, or Calaveras County), and

  • will be enrolled at a college, university, or technical school for the following academic year, and

  • have a minimum GPA of 2.5

*** If you have any questions/concerns, please reach out to

Graduation Ceremony

Scholarship Recipients

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“There’s magic in being seen by people who understand – it gives you permission to keep going.
Self-expression sometimes requires other people. Becoming ourselves is a collective journey.”
- Alok Vaid-Menon

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