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Greater Boston PFLAG
85 River St., Suite 3A

P.O. Box 541619
Waltham, MA

Tel: 781-891-5966
Fax: 781-891-7444
Helpline: 866-427-3524

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Tax ID#: 04-3272394


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Greater Boston PFLAG's Elsie Frank 2015 Scholarship

PFLAG National Scholarships

FLAG FLAG Football Scholarship



Greater Boston PFLAG's 

Elsie Frank 2015 Scholarship   

Each year Greater Boston PFLAG awards scholarship money to high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership in improving their school’s climate for LGBT youth.

Applicants must be planning to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college or technical/vocational school in the next academic year. Awards are not based on grades or financial situation. All students are welcome to apply: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or straight. People of color and trans youth are encouraged to apply.

Greater Boston PFLAG’s Elsie Frank Scholarships honor the late mother of Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank. Mrs. Frank was a member of Greater Boston PFLAG’s Honorary Board and a lifelong advocate for the rights of marginalized people.  
This scholarship is awarded at Greater Boston PFLAG's annual Pride & Passion event (May 11, 2015).

Click here to download the 2015 Elsie Frank Scholarship Application

The postmark deadline for completed applications has been extended to February, 27th, 2015. For questions please call 781-891-5966. See the list of Elsie Frank scholarship recipients from previous years.

National PFLAG Scholarships

PFLAG National also awards annual scholarships. Learn More


FLAG FLAG Football Scholarship

Greater Boston's FLAG Football League for the LGBTQ and Ally Community also offers an annual scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded at Greater Boston PFLAG's annual Pride & Passion event (May 11, 2015).  Learn More 

 ***Students may apply for National PFLAG, FLAG Flag Football, and Greater Boston PFLAG scholarships and are eligible to win more than one.

Elsie Frank, founder of Greater Boston PFLAG and mother of Congressman Barney Frank