ZBH Courageous Scholarship

The ZBH Courageous Scholarship was founded in 2017 to benefit LGBTQ students across Iowa who create safe, supportive, and nurturing learning environments and communities.  The scholarship is named for its founder, Zachary Bales-Henry.  The scholarship is for $1,000 and can be spent on any educational need including tuition, room & board, books, and/or supplies.

Application Requirements

  • Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university in the fall of 2017.
  • Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
  • Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year.
  • Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate program. Graduate and post-doctoral programs are not eligible.
  • Students studying at online programs or trade schools, are NOT eligible.
  • Must be at least a senior in high school.
  • Must be an Iowa resident.
  • Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent).

Download the application form.

Applications are due at 5:00PM on April 14, 2017.