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Safe Zone Scholarship

Safe Zone is now accepting applications through March 15, 2018 for the Safe Zone Scholarship for Fall 2018. The Safe Zone Scholarship will be awarded to a SIUE Student who demonstrates positive contributions to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community at SIUE. Two recipients will receive $500 for the fall 2018 semester. More information can be found at:

Inquiries regarding the scholarship may be directed to Shelley Price-Williams at

The Safe Zone Scholarship Committee with begin review of applications on March 16th with a goal to notify recipients the first of April. Donors and scholarship selections will be recognized at the Rainbow Graduation to be held on April 25, 2018 at 4:00PM in Meeting Room A in the Morris University Center. The Committee is comprised of:

  • Safe Zone Co-Chairs- Shelley Price-Williams and Mary Sue Love
  • Three Active Safe Zone Allies- Rex Jackson, Fannie Acoff, and Sara Laux

This could not be accomplished without the generosity of Safe Zone allies across our academic community. The committee is extremely excited to help facilitate the awards to directly support student success. The information above will appear in e-news in the next couple of business days.

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Safe Zone Training Requests

We are able to offer additional training sessions for our general ally training as well as more in-depth training around specialized topics. If you would like to request Safe Zone Training outside of our normal fall and spring semester training dates please submit a Safe Zone Training Request Form.

We Are One Grant!

The MUC is sponsoring 4 grants of $250 each fiscal year (July-June). Preference for grant dollars will be given to programs that have an educational component with an emphasis on developing learning and understanding for issues related to the GLBT community. A review of each grant will be performed by representatives from the University Center, Safe Zone Committee, and Kimmel Student Involvement Center with final approval by the Director of the University Center. For more information contact Safe Zone Past Chair Rex Jackson at 618-650-4627 or

Click here to access:We Are One Grant

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