Jenna’s Love: A Scholarship for Fierce Youth Change Agents

Scholarship Description:
Jenna Thomas is an amazing human being whom you cannot even begin to talk about in past tense! We are a group of siblings, parents, friends, activists, and advocates whose lives are better because we know Jenna Thomas. Jenna is a relentless activist and advocate and has significantly contributed to making the world a better place by leading workshops and seminars to educate others and personally mentoring friends and family. She is down to earth, has a very unique sense of humor and loads and loads of kindness for those different and similar to her. If you ever met Jenna, your life was transformed – even in a small amount of time. Jenna helps us believe in the power of love, connection, and community! Oh, and by the way, Jenna was a fierce young transgender woman who liberated herself and others along her journey. Hey Miss Jenna – We love you!

Scholarship Amount:

Scholarship Criteria:
This scholarship will be awarded to a very special youth who:
• Believes in the power of love, friendship and leadership to transform the world into a better place
• Has an excellent sense of humor!
• Demonstrates kindness and compassion to others in meaningful ways
• Has a strong commitment to activism and social justice
• Is currently enrolled in a degree program at a post-secondary educational institution

This scholarship will be presented at the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition’s Annual GSA Youth Summit on February 23rd, 2013 at Agnes Scott College.

Scholarship Application Materials:
• 1 personal essay (1 page) describing how the applicant meets the above criteria
• 2 letters from a teacher, mentor, or fellow activist describing personal qualities of love, compassion, humor, and commitment to education, activism and social justice
• Letter from registrar’s office stating post-secondary enrollment or course transcript

Scholarship Application Deadline:
January 15, 2013

Email application materials to: Kristen Badger (, Anneliese Singh (, and Sir Jesse McNulty (

Please direct any questions about the application process to Anneliese Singh at 404.849.8186.

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