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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: March 18, 2019

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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: April 15th, 2019

Diabetes Incorporated
Eligibility: Diabetic high school seniors going to college, or students currently in college.
Scholarship Amounts: $1,000
Deadline: April 15th, 2019

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: March 23rd, 2019

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

Every Step Counts Scholarship Program

Eligibility:

  • Living with T1D.
  • accepted or enrolled at an accredited university.
  • full-time students with above a 3.5 GPA.
  • United States citizens or legal residents living in the United States.

Preference will be given to students who show:

  • commitment to improving lives of others with T1D or other chronic conditions.
  • leadership and potential to create positive impact within the T1D community.
  • interesting personalities and hobbies.
  • passion in an area of interest.

Scholarship amounts:

  • $500 for an incoming freshman, and $500 for a current undergraduate.

Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

Nightscout Foundation Community Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes
  • Be an admitted student to an accredited College or University (two or four year degree programs and post-graduate study are acceptable)
  • Have a GPA of 2.25 or greater
  • Be officially enrolled
  • A preference is given to students with an interest in STEM and related areas of study, but is not the sole determination for awarding

Scholarship amount: unspecified

Deadline: March 31, 2019

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Sports-Related Diabetes Scholarships
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Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards
Eligibility: Two one-time national awards of $7,500 each given annually to two young people aged 14-21 who have diabetes and play tennis competitively in tournaments or on their school team. Eight regional awards of $3,000 each will also be granted. The awards are to be used for education, tennis development, and/or medical care. 
Scholarship Amounts: $7,500 and $3,000
Deadline: April 1, 2019.

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, 2019

Team Type 1 Scholarships
Eligibility: Students with Type 1 diabetes who are/will be attending an accredited NCAA Institution and who compete in an NCAA sport. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Scholarship Amounts: $5,000
Deadline: March 31st, 2019

 

 

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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: April 8th, 2019

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

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 1st, 2019

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: May 10th, 2019


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: May 1, 2019

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: April 15th, 2019

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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.