The J. Tracy Hermann Youth Scholarship provides financial support for high school graduates who display leadership and committment to LGBTQ equality. We accept scholarships from all LGBTQ youth and straight allies.

Applications are released in January each year and are accepted through April; scholarship awardees are announced in May.


  • NY Resident in Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan or Ulster Counties
  • Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer OR as a Straight Ally
  • Accepted to a 2 or 4 year accredited college, university, vocational or technical school
  • A graduating High School student

To apply, fill out the application here or at You may also download and print the application at this link: J. Tracy Hermann Youth Scholarship 2018