Scholarship Opportunities

PACI’s mission statement is to organize and provide support for individuals and groups that provide a safe space for people from all walks of life in an attempt to strengthen the LGBTQIA+ community and its subcultures through wellness, creativity and education.

The PACI Scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to volunteers and individuals who need support to attend BabyFur Con®.

Click here for the Scholarship Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

There are no restrictions on people who can apply for the scholarship, however, eligibility will be based on current circumstances, available funding, and other acceptance criteria.


  • Must be a current volunteer for PACI or BabyFur Con®.
  • By applying for this scholarship, the applicant agrees that attending BFC would not be financially feasible without the support of the PACI Scholarship.

Potential Scholarship Awards

  • The scholarship amount will cover the full cost of the BabyFur Con® registration fee.
  • Additional funds may be provided for travel and accommodation on a case-by-case basis, depending on the availability of funds.

Application Process

  • Complete the PACI Scholarship Application Form, available on the PACI website.
  • Essay: Submit an essay (500 words minimum, 1500 words maximum) explaining why you qualify for the scholarship, including:
    • Your background with the babyfur community.
    • Any contributions you have made or plan to make with the babyfur community.
    • Your current and past involvement with PACI and/or BabyFur Con®.
    • How attending BabyFur Con® will benefit you personally and/or professionally.
  • Deadline
    • The deadline to submit an application for the 2024 PACI Scholarship Policy is June 15th.
    • A request to extend the deadline may be considered for people with insinuating circumstances by writing an email into

Selection Process

A committee consisting of PACI board members and volunteers will review applications.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Strength and sincerity of the essay.
  • Previous and current contributions to PACI, BabyFur Con®, and/or the babyfur community.
  • Potential impact of attending BabyFur Con® on the applicant’s personal and professional growth.


All information submitted will be kept confidential and used solely for the purpose of evaluating scholarship applications.

Contact Information

For any questions regarding the PACI Scholarship or the application process, please contact

By establishing this scholarship, PACI aims to ensure that financial barriers do not prevent deserving individuals from participating in BabyFur Con® and benefiting from the community and opportunities it offers.

Click here for the Scholarship Application Form