Beyond Type 1 Scholarships
- Scholarship Description
Students with chronic illnesses like type 1 diabetes show higher stress levels and challenges pursuing higher education, studies show. So, nonprofits like Beyond Type 1 are helping to level the academic playing field. Through its Diabetes Scholars program, Beyond Type 1 awards scholarships to students with diabetes across the country. The Diabetes Scholar program is funded through national donations and corporate contributions. Since 2008, the program has awarded more than $2 million in college scholarships.
Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. Through platforms, programs, resources, and grants, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community and providing solutions to improve lives today. Founded in 2015 with a focus on education, advocacy and the pathway to cures for Type 1 diabetes, Beyond Type 1 has grown to also include programs for those with Type 2 diabetes. A new model of philanthropy, Beyond Type 1 aims to change what it means to live with chronic illness. Paying for college can be expensive. Luckily, there are a variety of scholarships open to those with Type 1 diabetes. Requirements and eligibilities will vary by award. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.