The Cruden-Riggs Scholarship was established to support LGBTQ+ students in their academic & personal endeavors. This award varies in size each year. 


> Applicants must be a UMD student during the upcoming 2017-18 academic year.

> Completed at least one semester at UMD

> Demonstrates financial need

> Exemplifies notable contributions to bettering the lived experiences of queer & trans+ people

Applications will be posted during the Spring 2018 semester. Award Selections will be announced before the end of the semester & honored during the Lavender Graduation Celebration. 

For information about other scholarships offered through the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, head to