LGBTQ Community Leadership Award

Each spring the LGBTQ Center recognizes a graduating senior (May or December) who has positively affected lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and questioning life during their undergraduate years at Brown. The LGBTQ Community Leadership Award, which is presented annually, includes a prize funded by the Brown LGBTQ Alumni Group TBGALA and the Brown Alumni Association. 

The award recipient(s) will have accomplished one or more of the following: 

  • Improved campus climate and/or the undergraduate experience for LGBTQ community members.
  • Fostered collaborations among the diverse facets of Brown's LGBTQ communities. 
  • Promoted communication and collaboration between Brown's LGBTQ communities and other non-LGBTQ communities on campus. 
  • Bridged the gap between LGBTQ communities at Brown and LGBTQ communities in the greater Providence area. 

To nominate a graduating senior, please send an email message to Please include as the subject line: LGBTQ Community Leadership Award. Your nomination must include your name, email address, and phone number as well as a description of how your nominee has advanced LGBTQ life at Brown. The committee will make its decisions based on the information you provide so please provide us with as much information as you can as to why your nominee is deserving of the award. Recipients will be honored at the Student Leadership Award Ceremony on May 9, 2016, 3:30-5:30, as well as being recognized at the annual TBGALA reception during Commencement/Reunion weekend.

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE AT THE LGBTQ CENTER NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8TH, 2016, 5:00 P.M. If you have any questions about the award, please contact Kelly Garrett at or 863-3062.