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Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship

About the Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship


*** Updated April 26, 2021 ***

The National Aids Memorial offers the Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship. Named for an influential AIDS educator and activist, this scholarship supports student activists working to better their communities. Applicants must demonstrate a passion for activism toward a specific cause. The program originally was intended for AIDS activists. Now, the program has opened up to activists in a variety of 21st century public health and health justice issues, including, but not limited to public health, reproductive health, racial justice, immigrant rights, LGBTQ+ equality and rights, drug policy and sentencing reform, economic justice issues, housing and homelessness, and technology innovation that supports justice work.

Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000

Eligible Grade Levels: High School Senior, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior

Eligible Majors: There is no major requirement for this scholarship.

Residency Requirement: There is no state residency requirement for this scholarship.

Minimum GPA: 2,5



Deadline: July 15, 2021

Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

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