The Jeffrey L. Reider & Charles F. Otis Endowed Scholarship
The Reider/Otis Scholarship will provide a one-time scholarship of $5,000 to a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or straight student who has demonstrated a willingness to advance the rights and acceptance of the LGBTQ community. The scholarship is available for undergraduate (excluding 1st year) or graduate students who attend the University of Virginia on a full time basis The scholarship will also consider activity in the musical arts (but is not limited to the musical arts). In case of a tie, two scholarships will be awarded at $2,500 each.
This application is an on-line form and will not be accepted in hard copy. In addition to this form, all applicants must have a non-relative submit a letter of recommendation online*. It is your responsibility to make sure your application is complete, including your letter of recommendation, by March 17, 2013. If you have questions, please contact Ori Dekel, Chair of the Reider/Otis Scholarship, at email@example.com
* Please note that the director of the LGBT Resource Center is unable to furnish recommendation letters for this scholarship.
** Please note that the winner of the scholarship will be required to write a 500 word thank you letter to the donors.
The deadline for the 2013 Reider Otis Scholarship has now passed. Thank you to all that applied.
Announcement of the 2013 recipient will follow soon.