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Oct 18, 2017, 08:40 ET Scholarships Available For LGBTQ Students

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students enrolling in undergraduate or graduate programs for the 2018-2019 academic year are...


Oct 09, 2017, 08:44 ET Celebrities Stand with LGBTQ Students and Point Foundation

More than 450 guests and celebrities filled the Beverly Hilton Hotel to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students at...


Jun 22, 2017, 08:40 ET Point Foundation Scholarships for 52 LGBTQ Students

Point Foundation today announced its 2017 scholarship recipients. The 52 scholarship recipients are the largest and most diverse group in the...


Feb 14, 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...


Oct 03, 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...


Sep 15, 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...


Jul 11, 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...


Jun 23, 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)...


Mar 08, 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...


Feb 03, 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...


Oct 14, 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...


Dec 02, 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)...


Oct 15, 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...


Sep 15, 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...


Jul 23, 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...


Jul 10, 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...


May 08, 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...


Apr 29, 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...


Feb 20, 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...


Jan 28, 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...


Oct 16, 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...


Sep 09, 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"...


Aug 12, 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...


Jun 19, 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...


Apr 16, 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...