Team Type 1 fights for the right to live and for equal access to education for everyone affected by type 1 diabetes. Global access to medicine, education and empowerment for everyone affected by diabetes. Team Type 1 is funding scholarships in order to recognize young, talented athletes with Type 1 diabetes who demonstrate an ability to balance both academic and sporting commitments, promote good health with successful management of their diabetes through exercise, and support families already burdened with additional expenses associated with diabetes care.
Global Ambassadors will receive: $5,000 annually, paid each year directly to the university during the term of their undergraduate work, as long as other Team Type 1 scholarship criteria are met.
-Must have Type 1 diabetes
-Must be a competitive athlete
-Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better
-The applicant wants to use their sports as a platform to inspire
-The applicant attends (or will attend) an accredited NCAA and NAIA institution
-The applicant continues to compete in a NCAA and NAIA sport
-The applicant commits to being available for at least two Team Type 1 speaking opportunities (at diabetes camps, conferences, or other events) to raise awareness about diabetes management and to inspire people with diabetes to better manage their disease
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.