University of Michigan Alumni Association

UMGALAS Scholarships

We are especially proud of our scholarship program. Each Fall and Winter semester, we award two $500 scholarships to students who have demonstrated leadership, support, or involvement in organizations, activities, or issues that benefit the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities and especially LGB communities of color.

The Detroit Eagle Gay Community AwardEstablished thanks to the initiative, leadership and generosity of Frank Blondale.

The Jim Toy Award

Established to honor Jim Toy and his 24 years of service to the community through his position as co-coordinator of the Lesbian, Gay Male and Bisexual Programs Office at the University of Michigan.