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Dante' M. Austin
Memorial Scholarship Application

Dante' was a law enforcement officer, a veteran, a friend, an uncle, a son, a brother, and a fierce LGBTQ+ activist. He was also the best of us.

Eligibility Criteria: To apply for this scholarship you must already be enrolled full or part-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school. Additionally, your major or program of study must be related to emergency services, public safety, mental health/counseling, psychology or social work and you must have an Interest in advancing the emergency services/public safety profession or mental health services for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Your Information

Information about Your School and Program


Please upload a letter of acceptance from your school/institution indicating your enrollment and program of study. This document should be on school letterhead and have your personal information somewhere on the document. 

Upload a letterof acceptance

The Impact You Plan to Make

Please tell us about your educational and career goals and how you will specifically impact the LGBTQIA+ community in the future through the education you are pursuing.

By typing your name below, you attest that the information contained in this application is true. Further, you agree to notify, in writing, the Gay Officers Action League if any of the information on this application changes during the application and selection process. 

Thanks for submitting!

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