Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship

2020 Guidelines

The Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to celebrating and supporting the continuing education for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBTQIA allied students who exhibit courage and leadership in their schools and communities.

The scholarship is funded by individual donations and the PFLAG Greensboro Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship Endowment. We wish to express our appreciation to the Guilford Green Foundation for their initial donation and assistance with starting the endowment and to the many individuals who have donated to the endowment.

Questions? Contact us:

(336) 420-0120


Scholarship Information

  • The PFLAG Greensboro Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship is awarded in amounts up to $1,000.
  • The money must be used toward educational expenses.
  • Awards will be distributed to the recipient's school upon receipt of a letter of acceptance and verification of enrollment.


  • Be a resident of Guilford, Rockingham, Randolph or Alamance County, North Carolina.
  • Be applying to attend, or currently attending a technical/vocational program pursuing certification and/or a college or university pursuing an undergraduate college degree;
  • Be a self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or straight ally.
  • Have demonstrated service or a desire to serve the LGBTQIA community.


  • The application process will open December 15, 2019
  • Your application and required materials must be postmarked by March 15th, 2020
  • A signed and completed scholarship application (link to pdf below).
  • Your high school or GED transcript (sent by your school) and/or your most recent college or university transcript.
  • Two letters of reference. References should be from people other than family members.
  • A signed and completed release form (form is included in the application packet). A parent or guardian must sign if you are under 18 years of age.

Downloading the Application

Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship Application 2020.pdf

All materials should be sent to:

PFLAG Greensboro

Attention: Scholarship Committee

PO Box 4153

Greensboro, NC 27404