The Tony DeBlase Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was created by Aubrey Hart Sparks to support LGBTQ and allied students entering the fields of sex education, sex therapy, or other fields that further the understanding of human sexuality. Aubrey Hart Sparks passed away in the fall of 2019, and this fund continues on in his memory.

About this Scholarship Fund:

Established in remembrance of Tony DeBlase, a renowned educator and leatherman, this scholarship was created to promote knowledge, acceptance, and preservation of culture and community. We hope you take a moment to read more about Tony and his incredible impact on our communities.

In addition to memorializing Tony, fund creator Aubrey Hart Sparks’ goal was to influence generational change in order to create a more accepting, loving community for all. Ultimately, Aubrey hoped to preserve the legacy of Tony DeBlase and promote greater understanding of human sexuality through education.

The Tony DeBlase Memorial Scholarship Fund is a community-funded scholarship made possible through the generosity of supporters like you! If you’d like to support this scholarship, please donate today and be sure to write “The Tony DeBlase Memorial Scholarship Fund” in the gift comments section.




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