Recognizing that today's students are tomorrow's business and community leaders, GLBT Leadership Education & Advocacy Program (GLBT LEAP) was created by North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce. In partnership with GLBT LEAP the Chamber is committed to supporting the future leaders of our community by providing financial resources, role models and hope to outstanding GLBT/A students.
GLBT LEAP works to support youth and nurture the development of leaders in the GLBT community. We create leadership programming and awards educational scholarships to GLBT and Allied students, who exhibit leadership potential, demonstrate strong academic abilities, and who are actively involved in school and community organizations.
Since 2011 GLBT LEAP has granted nearly $35,000 in scholarships to deserving Texas students. Applicants are evaluated on demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and involvement in community service.Preference is given to students who self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, members of GLBT families, or allies who have been strongly supportive of the GLBT community.