Reider-Otis Student Application

The Jeffrey L. Reider and Charles F. Otis Endowed Prize annually provides a one-time scholarship award of up to $5,000 to a student of any sexual orientation who has demonstrated a willingness to advance the rights and acceptance of the LGBTQ community. Activity in music and the arts will also be considered. This application will close on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM (EST)

Reider-Otis Application 2021

  • Applicant's Information

  • Please answer the questions below:

  • Please also provide the name of a person who could speak to your abilities and character, ideally including work you've done with the LGBTQ+ community. We will contact this person and invite them to answer a few short questions through an online form. Please ask them, before submitting your application, whether they are willing to communicate with us about your candidacy.


  • Submission of this application grants permission for the Reider/Otis Scholarship Committee to review the information submitted in this application. The Committee consists of a faculty member and several students. Committee members will keep the identity of applicants and all information in the application materials confidential, apart from the announcement of awards. By submitting, the applicant assures that, on their honor as a student, the information that was given is full and accurate.