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14 Feb, 2017, 08:35 ET LGBTQ Students Benefit from Point Foundation Scholarship

Nearly half of the nation's undergraduate students are enrolled at community colleges, which are an increasingly important springboard for...


03 Oct, 2016, 13:38 ET Star-Filled Evening Provides Encouragement and Support for LGBTQ Students

Point Honors Los Angeles brought 400 guests to the storied ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel for a celebrity-filled gala evening in support of...


15 Sep, 2016, 08:30 ET Robin Roberts to Receive Point Foundation Courage Award

Point Foundation (Point) will honor Good Morning America Anchor Robin Roberts with the Point Courage Award at the organization's annual Point...


11 Jul, 2016, 08:45 ET Partnership Results in New Community College Scholarships and Educational Advancement Programs

With the cost of a four-year degree program an insurmountable financial hurdle for many students and families, today nearly half of all...


23 Jun, 2016, 08:40 ET Scholarships Help LGBTQ Students Overcome Challenges

 Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)...


08 Mar, 2016, 08:35 ET Greg Louganis to Be Honored By Point Foundation

 Point Foundation will present five-time Olympic medalist Greg Louganis with the Point Legend Award, which recognizes an individual who has...


03 Feb, 2016, 08:30 ET Pete Nowalk to Receive Prestigious LGBTQ Community Award at Point Foundation New York Gala

 Point Foundation (Point) will honor producer, showrunner, and writer Pete Nowalk with the Point Leadership Award at the organization's annual...


14 Oct, 2015, 08:30 ET Point Foundation, Nation's Largest LGBTQ Scholarship Provider, Ready for New Applicants November 1

 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students seeking financial assistance for their undergraduate or graduate school...


02 Dec, 2014, 08:40 ET Acclaimed TV Producer Dr. Neal Baer and Star Athlete Jason Collins Join Point Foundation's Honorary Board

 Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)...


15 Oct, 2014, 08:30 ET Scholarship Program Makes College Possible for LGBTQ Students

 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students seeking financial assistance for their undergraduate or graduate school...


15 Sep, 2014, 06:00 ET Celebrities Honor Accomplishments Of LGBTQ Students And Diane Warren At 2014 Voices On Point Gala

Point Foundation (Point) Scholars and Diane Warren, an award winning songwriter, were celebrated Saturday evening at the Voices On Point...


23 Jul, 2014, 08:35 ET Diane Warren To Be Honored By Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point) will present its Leadership Award to songwriter Diane Warren, whose work has been recognized with Grammy® and...


10 Jul, 2014, 08:35 ET Recipients of Prestigious LGBTQ Scholarship Convene in Boston for Point Foundation's Scholar & Alumni Leadership Conference

 Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students...


08 May, 2014, 08:30 ET Celebrate "educate2impact day" on May 21

 Point Foundation today announced May 21, 2014 as the date for the inaugural educate2impact day and launched the website...


29 Apr, 2014, 08:35 ET Jason Collins to Be Honored by Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point) will present its Leadership Award to Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets. Collins is the first openly gay athlete to...


20 Feb, 2014, 15:27 ET Lena Dunham to Be Honored by Point Foundation

Point Foundation (Point) will present its Horizon Award to Lena Dunham, the Golden Globe Winner and Emmy Nominated Actress and Producer of HBO's...


28 Jan, 2014, 08:45 ET TV Producer Neal Baer to Be Honored By Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point) will present its Leadership Award to acclaimed TV Producer, educator and M.D., Neal Baer at the April 7 Point...


16 Oct, 2013, 08:30 ET LGBTQ Students Facing Tuition Challenges Look to Scholarship Program

 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students seeking financial help for their undergraduate or graduate school education...


09 Sep, 2013, 00:01 ET Celebrities Praise Accomplishments Of LGBTQ Students At 2013 "Voices On Point" Gala

Students making great strides to become the leaders of tomorrow were celebrated by stars of today and celebrity legends at the "Voices On Point"...


12 Aug, 2013, 08:30 ET Star-Studded Voices on Point Concert in Support of LGBTQ Students

 Voices of acclaimed recording artists and stories from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students, will come together in...


19 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Point Foundation Announces 2013 Scholar Class

Point Foundation (Point) will award scholarships to 26 undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership...


16 Apr, 2013, 13:26 ET Point Foundation Gala Champions LGBTQ Education & Leadership

Nigel Barker and The Estee Lauder Companies Honored at Event for Prestigious National Scholarship More than 450 guests attended the annual...


03 Apr, 2013, 08:40 ET Nigel Barker and The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. to be Honored by Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)...


27 Feb, 2013, 08:35 ET Point Foundation Honors The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. with Point Inspiration Award for Continued Support of LGBTQ Community

Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students...


17 Sep, 2012, 07:00 ET Celebrity Voices In Support Of LGBTQ Youth At Point Foundation Event

 Star power met scholar power on Saturday, September 15 at "Voices on Point," a concert and dinner benefiting Point Foundation, the nation's...