Tom & Marie Jenkins Memorial Scholarship Program
Each year PFLAG Cincinnati offers scholarships to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other gender and sexual minoritiy (LGBTQ+) students and their allies residing in or attending college in the greater Cincinnati area.
The scholarship awards are a reflection of PFLAG’s commitment to a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed, inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
The Cincinnati Chapter of PFLAG will recognize outstanding individuals who show a high level of involvement within the LGBTQ+ community while demonstrating academic success and leadership. Click on the purple button below to learn more.
Since the program’s inception in 1992, PFLAG has awarded over $212,000 in scholarships to 161 talented and deserving LGBTQ+ students and their allies. In 2021, the scholarship was renamed to the Tom & Marie Jenkins Memorial Scholarship in recognitian of Tom & Marie's lasting impact on PFLAG Cincinnati and the LGBTQ+ community in the greater Cincinnati area.
Applicants are reviewed by the PFLAG Scholarship Committee. Awardees are announced during Pride month and awarded at a PFLAG meeting in June or July.