09/14/2018 - Scholarship Opportunity


Acorn Equality Fund is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provide scholarships and organization grants to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, organizations, and allies to impact lives in a positive fashion.

Scholarship Eligibility

The 2019 scholarships range from $1,000 to $4,000, with up to $30,000 being awarded. To be eligible, applicants must retain permanent residence in the Acorn Equality Fund service area of downstate Illinois (all Illinois counties except Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will) and attend any accredited, post-secondary educational institution.

The 2019 Scholarhip Application is available now as a PDF or in Microsoft Word.

Applications are due by Friday, September 21, 2018.