Congratulations to the 2023 Pride Foundation Scholars!

Pride Foundation invests in LGBTQ+ student leaders across in the Northwest—particularly those who face barriers due to race, economic circumstances, identity, ability, location, or lack of family support.

Since 1993, Pride Foundation has awarded over $8.5 million to more than 2,400 scholars. In 2023, Pride Foundation awarded scholarships to 113 students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington totaling $759,600!

*Please note: the list below is not all 113 Scholars. Only scholars who are comfortable sharing their information publicly have been listed.

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2023 Scholars

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Alex Gonzalez Sandoval University of Washington Psychology Royal City, Washington
Esther Grosz Washington State University Agriculture Business Rochester, Washington
Melissa Guzman Columbia Journalism School Journalism and Documentary Specialization Moses Lake, Washington
Aliyanda Harris Cobbinah University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library and Information Science Seattle, Washington
Joshua House University of Washington Social Work Shoreline, Washington
Simeon Howard Evergreen State College Integrated Philosophy Olympia, Washington
Rachel Jecker University of Washington School of Medicine Medicine Everett, Washington
Sam Lacet-Brown Tufts University Cognitive and Brain Science University Place, Washington
Zaquel Major Emporia State University Library Science Federal Way, Washington
Laura Massey University of Washington Tacoma Social Work Tacoma, Washington

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