The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements. Recipients are selected from a pool of applicants meeting the following criteria.
Minimum Criteria: High School Senior; Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes; Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet; Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average; Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team; United States Citizen; Completion of application with supporting documentation and endorsements. Applications are accepted beginning January 1 of a student’s Senior year in high school. Awardees must maintain a 3.0 grade point average until graduation. To be considered for funding to begin in the fall, applications must be received by the Foundation by April 15th. Applications received after April 15 will not be considered.