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The nation’s $1.5 trillion student debt crisis is taking a toll on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students, who experts say are less likely to receive financial support from family. But scholarship opportunities are increasingly filling the void. University of Southern California film student Kerri Cecil, who is transgender, depends on scholarships to help pay for college. She received two scholarships from the Point Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship granting organization for LGBTQ students. Kerri Cecil Courtesy Point Foundation. “I actually applied for the Point scholarship at the same time that I applied for my application to the USC for their film program, bu... Full story

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