Eash-Potter Scholarship

The Eash-Potter Scholarship Fund is named after Melinda Eash and Sharon Potter, to honor their legacy in developing support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in central Pennsylvania through Common Roads, the youth group of the LGBT Center of Central PA. The scholarship will support students committed to improving the campus and community climate for LGBTQ+ people. 

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March 15


Mutiple Winners/Amount Varies

Scholarship FAQ


  1. Graduating high school seniors from Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties 
  2. Participation in some sort of activity/activities to improve the school/community climate for LGBTQ+ people 
  3. Applicants who are students of color, transgender, or children of LGBTQ+ parents are especially encouraged to apply 
  4. Financial need 
  5. Essay
  6. Supplemental documents. This may include a resume, letter(s) of recommendation, transcript, FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR), or other scholarship-specific documents. Specific requirements are noted in the application.


How will this scholarship help you achieve your goals of contributing to LGBTQ+ progress? Please refer to lessons learned from your experiences creating positive change for LGBTQ+ people in your school or community.


This scholarship is a one-time only award.

Would you like to support the ? You can make a donation directly to this fund, to help grow its impact and ability to provide educational resources for students in our community — forever!


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