Fellowships & Prizes

Through the extraordinary generosity of Yale Alumni, the Office of LGBTQ Resources is able to support dozens of our students in their academic and professional development each year. Find out more about supporting the work of students and the Office of LGBTQ Resources here.


GALA Summer Fellowship

The GALA Summer Fellowship provides a limited number of fellowships to pay for living expenses to allow students to work in unpaid internships for non-profit organizations working on political, economic, social or cultural issues that affect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer people.


Wallace-Sexton Travel Funds to Creating Change

The Wallace-Sexton Travel Funds provide a limited number of students the opportunity to attend the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Creating Change Conference each January, covering the cost of transportation, registration and shared hotel rooms. More Information.


GALA Senior Essay Prize

In association with GALA (the Yale Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae Association), LGBT Studies awards an annual GALA Senior Essay Prize. Any senior essay or senior project, submitted to any department or program in Yale College, is eligible if it addresses a topic relevant to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies.