gay_banThe 2014 Gay Games is announcing a participation scholarship for those who wish to be part of the event but don’t have the financial means to attend. There are a limited number of scholarships available, ranging in estimated value from $750 to $1,350. The scholarships will be given out based on financial need.

What will the participation scholarships cover?
Gay Games participation scholarships can be applied to the costs of:

  • General registration fees for the 2014 Gay Games
  • Transportation to and from host cities Cleveland+Akron
  • Housing
  • Registration fees for one (1) sport or cultural event

gaygames_1Who is eligible to apply?
The Gay Games are open to everyone over the age of 18 by Aug 9 2014, regardless of sexual orientation, gender, transgender status, religion, nationality, political convictions, age, physical condition or athletic ability. You don’t have to be good. You don’t have to be gay. You just have to be at least 18. The scholarship is open to eligible participants who reside in the United States.

Interested parties can download the application online at: The deadline to apply is Feb 15. 2014. Those awarded scholarships will be notified by April 1 2014.