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Scholarship fund announced by gay rights group

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The gay-rights group Equality Utah announced a scholarship program for students who have demonstrated leadership and a desire to further lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. The program is available to all Utah residents and the deadline for the application is May 30.

“The Equality Utah Foundation is incredibly excited to launch the Equality Leadership Fund Scholarships. We know that today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders of the movement for LGBT equality,” said Brandie Balken, executive director of Equality Utah, in a press release. “We all have a stake in supporting and empowering the next generation, this is challenging work, and we are proud to be providing greater access to skill-building and education for those who will continue this movement for human rights.”

For more information about how to apply for the fund, go to EqualityUtah.org.

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