Malik Kingsby Endowed Scholarship

Malik Kingsby was a student staffer of the Ferris State University LGBTQ+ Resource Center and Williams Auditorium, the president of the Art History Club, and a member of Psi Sigma Kappa. His legacy includes warmth and inclusion of all students in every space he entered, service to QTBIPOC students, and campus-wide education about Two Spirit, same gender loving, and LGBTQ+ people of color. The Malik Kingsby Scholarship is intended to provide opportunity to students who experience inequity or barriers to education because of racism and heterosexism (homophobia) and/or cissexism (transphobia).

Student applicants:

  • Have you faced difficulty or barriers to achieving your goals due to racism and heterosexism/homophobia or cissexism/transphobia?
  • Will this scholarship help you achieve your goals or support your well-being?
  • Please tell the scholarship committee in a sentence or two whether these criteria apply to you.

Applications will be shared only with faculty/staff scholarship committee members, led by the LGBTQ+ Resource Center. Your application information is considered protected under FERPA. Recipients of this scholarship will not be required to send thank you notes to the donors with their name attached.

Award
$1,000.00
Deadline
06/11/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you faced difficulty or barriers to achieving your goals due to racism and heterosexism/homophobia or cissexism/transphobia?
  2. Will this scholarship help you achieve your goals or support your well-being?
  3. Please tell the scholarship committee in a sentence or two whether these criteria apply to you.