Beyond Type 1 Scholarships

April 19, 2025
Awards Available: 25

Scholarship Description

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.

Scholarship Details

  • Scholarships of up to $5,000 for students with diabetes.
  • Designed to cover various college expenses including tuition, books, room, board, and school supplies.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a high school senior living with diabetes.
  • Demonstrated financial need for college expenses.

Application Process

  1. Verify eligibility by providing documentation of diabetes diagnosis.
  2. Complete the Beyond Scholars application form detailing educational goals and financial need.
  3. Submit proof of high school enrollment and academic achievements.
  4. Include a personal essay on how living with diabetes has impacted your life and education.

People with diabetes incur annual medical expenditures approximately $12,022— which are 2.6 times higher than what would be expected without diabetes. Couple that with the cost of college, and things can add up! Which is why Beyond Scholars can help you with your college expenses. Scholarship Search