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Miss Gay Arizona America 19/20, Espressa Grande is helping raise money for the Bryon Wiley Scholarship Fund!

Purchase your "Espressa" sticker today and proceeds will benefit the BWSF!  Click the button below!

Established by Emperor II Michael Gaffney, the Bryon Wiley Memorial Scholarship Fund, is provided by the Imperial Court of Arizona to assist a deserving individual acheive their academic goals.

Applying for the Scholarship

To be eligible for the Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident of the United States and resident of the State of Arizona for the past 365 days. (If permanent resident, please attach a copy of your residency card).

  • Show financial need (you must submit the first 2 pages of your Federal Personal and your parent's tax return (if applicable).

  • Include a copy of your most recent 2021-2022 Financial Aid Award Letter from your Educational Institution

  • Show evidence of community involvement (i.e. school, church, civic, GLBT, etc.)

  • A self-identified gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or straight ally (showing support of GLBT youth and/or the GLBT community).

  • Planning to apply to attend (or are currently attending) a post-secondary educational institution.

  • Provide a current high school and/or college transcript (or GED).

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (or GED).

  • Attach two (2) letters of recommendation from individuals who know of your ability to be successful in your chosen field of study. Relatives cannot submit these letters.

  • Must submit a completed Bryon Wiley Memorial Scholarship Fund application and supporting documents.

To apply, click on the link below...

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