The Tonda Taylor Scholarship at Time Out Youth Center provides two Charlotte region LGBTQ students with $1,500 in grants to be applied toward their college education.

Time Out Youth Center will select the student through an application process that includes essays, teacher or employer recommendations, personal interviews, and financial aid information.

Applicants must be residents of Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus, Lincoln, Gaston, and York, SC as well as attend a college or university located in North or South Carolina.


The deadline for scholarship applications is Friday, May 19, 2017. Interviews will take place on Saturday May, 27th 2017. Awards will be announced June 2017. Please send completed applications and questions to Shakira Clarke, Director of Youth Services, at or call 704-344-8335 ext 611. For more information about the scholarship, please contact Shakira Clarke.

To donate to the Tonda Taylor Scholarship Fund, please contact Rodney Tucker, Executive Director at or call 704-344-8335 ext 601