If you are a high school senior with Type 1 diabetes who is looking to attend an accredited four-year university, college, or technical or trade school in the fall, then you may be interested in applying for one of the college scholarships being offered by the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is a tax-exempt organization committed to supporting educational activities for and about children with diabetes. The Foundation has provided more than 150 scholarships for children and their families to attend the annual Children With Diabetes “Friends for Life Conference” and has also funded nearly $300,000 worth of college scholarships for children with Type 1 diabetes.
Approximately 16 scholarship between $1,000 and $5,000 are being offered to students based on a variety of qualifications, including pursing certain majors, living in certain states, or being a student athlete.
Complete information about the scholarships, including full eligibility requirements and details on the application and selection process, can be found on the Diabetes Scholars Foundation Web site. Application packages must be received by May 15, 2012 and should be sent to the following address:
Diabetes Scholars Foundation
1935 S. Plum Grove Avenue
Palatine, IL 60067
This blog entry was written by Web Editor Diane Fennell.