Scholarship supports LGBTQIA+ students

Published on October 11, 2021

Showing the logo for the Upper Chesapeake Bay Pride

NORTH EAST, Md. – Cecil College is proud to announce the establishment of the Upper Chesapeake Bay Pride Scholarship through the Cecil College Foundation that promotes workforce training in the region.

This scholarship supports LGBTQIA+ students within Cecil and Harford counties who are pursuing their dreams through education.

The Upper Chesapeake Bay Pride (UCBP) is a non-profit organization founded in 2019. It provides unwavering support and advocacy for queer/LGBTQIA+ people, communities, and families in Cecil and Harford counties.

The organization is the premier resource for the LGBTQIA+ communities of Cecil and Harford Counties, providing social opportunities, raising awareness and educating the community about issues of importance to the LGBTQIA+ community, and partnering with community organizations to improve the lives of queer citizens. The UCBP accomplishes this work through collaboration, inclusion, respect, and social justice.

To learn about the Upper Chesapeake Bay Pride, visit

To apply for this and other Cecil College scholarships, visit If you are interested in supporting a student through a tax-deductible gift, please contact the Cecil College Foundation at or visit