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Academic Interest Diabetes Scholarships
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American Association Of Diabetes Educators
Eligibility: There are several scholarships available to members of the association, including students.
Scholarship Amounts: Scholarships vary, and are meant to ease the cost of attending the annual AADE conference.
Deadline: applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Eligibility: Full-time student/US citizen at an accredited 4-year university. Minimum GPA of 3.3 or within the top 5 percent of your class. Demonstrates “Exceptional Financial Need.” 
Scholarship Amounts: $20,000. Paid research training at the NIH during the summer, paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation.
Deadline: info for next year not available yet 

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National Scholarships
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Diabetes Scholars Scholarships
Diabetes Scholars - a program of Beyond Type 1 - will be awarding ~50 individual scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 each in 2019. 
*Scholarships currently available to US citizens and permanent residents.*
Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

Diabetes Incorporated
Eligibility: Diabetic high school seniors going to college, or students currently in college.
Scholarship Amounts: $1,000
Deadline: April 15th, 2020

Disabledperson, Inc. National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities
Eligibility: Enrolled in a 2-4 year accredited college or university in the U.S., matriculated student and attending school full time, U.S. citizen, proof of disability through Disability Student Services department, and written essay.
Scholarship Amounts: $2,000
Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship
Eligibility: Any student who has diabetes and has been accepted to, or is in enrolled in, an accredited college or university in the U.S. 
Scholarship Amounts: $1,000
Deadline: December 15th, 2019

LimeConnect Pathways Scholarship
Elligibility:

  • Have, or consider themselves to have a visible or invisible disability
  • Current high school senior in the U.S. or Canada graduating in the Spring or Summer of 2019
  • Accepted to, or applied and awaiting acceptance to, a 4-year university or college in the U.S. or Canada for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Intending to be enrolled full time in that 4-year university or college in Fall 2019

Scholarship amount: $1,000
Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

Minc Law Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled college students going into their Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior Year in Fall 2019.
  • Undergrad and graduate students

Scholarship amount: $1,500 
Deadline: July 31, 2019. The winner will be selected by the foundation panel by August 31, 2019. 
For more information and the essay question, click here
 

 

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Sports-Related Diabetes Scholarships
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Scott And Kim Verplank Foundation
Eligibility: Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise, and diet.
Commitment to education by maintaining an excess of a 3.0 grade point average.
Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team.
Completion of application with supporting documentation and endorsements.
Scholarship Amounts: $10,000 (renewable for up to four years)
Deadline: April 15th, 2020

Team Type 1 Scholarships
Eligibility: Students with Type 1 diabetes who are/will be attending an accredited NAIA & NCAA Institution and who compete in an NAIA & NCAA sport. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Scholarship Amounts: 100 scholarships ranging from $500 to 5,000 with two $10,000 scholarships. 
Deadline:
March 31st, 2020. Application opens in January

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Regional Diabetes Scholarships
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Aimee Melissa Davis Scholarship
Eligibility: High school seniors with type 1 diabetes from a Travis, Hays or Williamson County, Texas.
Scholarship Amounts: $5,000
Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

Diabetes Hope Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility: Canadian high school students with diabetes from Ontario and Nova Scotia.
Scholarship Amounts: $2,500
Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

Incight Scholarship
Eligibility: Any student from Oregon, Washington or California who has a disability and will be attending an institution of higher education in.
Scholarship Amounts: $500 - $1,500
Deadline: April 1, 2020

John E. Kostic Memorial Foundation Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship
Eligibility: High school seniors from New Jersey with diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.
Scholarship Amounts: $5,000
Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available


Thomas Seefred Trust Scholarship
Eligibility: Ohio residents with diabetes between the ages of 18 and 25 pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
Scholarship Amounts: $3,000
Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

Type 1 Champions Scholarship Program - Kids With Courage Foundation
Eligibility: Graduating seniors and current college students with Type 1 that live in Missouri or Kansas
Scholarship Amounts: 3 $1000 scholarships and one $2500 
Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

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Scholarship Search Tools
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Scholly - Scholarship Search Tool
Eligibility: Scholly is a comprehensive scholarship matching platform that can be used by high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students. Access to Scholly costs $2.99.