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Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarship

The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who are actively involved in the diabetes community, who have high academic performance, who participate in community and/or extra curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need.


Eligibility:
- High School Seniors with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Have contributed to diabetes research or advocacy through fundraising efforts, volunteering, public speaking, etc
- Have demonstrated exemplary academic performance
- Participates in community or extra curricular activities or sports
- Endorsement from Physician or CDE that demonstrates that they are managing their diabetes. HbA1c is not a criterion
- Letter of Recommendation from High School Counselor or Teacher
- Complete a personal essay

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