Oakley Phoenix | 2020 Scholar

Better Brothers LA assists Black LGBTQ+ youth with the cost of college and all its expenses. The scholarships support youth who have been admitted to or are attending an accredited degree, licensing, or vocational program. Scholarship funds are awarded to assist with tuition, purchasing textbooks, and other academic related costs. Scholarships range from $500.00 to $5,000.00, and are presented to recipients at the annual Truth Awards Ceremony. To date, over $150,000 has been awarded to youth.

This year’s scholarships will be awarded at the 9th Annual Truth Awards on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Scholarships are open to Black LGBTQ+ youth across the country. The deadline to apply for the Better Brothers LA Scholarship is Friday, January 27, 2023, 8:00pm PST.

Support Our Future Leaders
Show your support by donating to the Better Brothers LA Scholarship Fund.
Donations support the educational pursuits of future LGBTQ+ leaders.
Better Brothers LA is a 501(C)(3) organization and donations are tax-deductible.

Better Brothers LA Scholars | Where Are They Now?

Allen Williams

2015 Inaugural Scholar

Olivia Jackson

2020 Scholar 

Dr. Matthew Brinkley

2017 Scholar

Ciara Ray

2021 Scholar

Jeshurun Joseph

2016 Scholar

Taylor Vassar

2021 Scholar


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