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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.
Application opens January 4, 2021.
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed. 

Prime Medical Alert Nursing Scholarship
Elligibilty: Open to applicants working towards a two-year or four-year degree in nursing.
Scholarship Amount: Up to five students will be selected with a reward of $1000 each
Deadline: The scholarship renews each semester and must be submitted by July 31st for Fall applications for December 15th for Spring applications.

The Prosper Shaked Scholarship for Future Medical Professionals
Eligibility: US citizen. Must be able to demonstrate full-time enrollment at an accredited college or university in pursuit of a degree related to the medical field. Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 through the time you are applying.
Scholarship amount: $1,500
Deadline: Applications for next year’s scholarship must be submitted and received or postmarked by no later than August 15th, 2021 for eligibility in the fall of the application year

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Get the Info You Need to Thrive at College
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Our Off to College Guide covers everything you need to know about life at college - from talking to roommates to managing lows away from home.

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National Scholarships
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Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Eligibility: High school seniors going to college, or students currently in college.
Scholarship Amounts: $1,000
Deadline: July 31, 2021

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Disability Scholarship
Eligibility: Students currently in college.
Scholarship Amounts: $1,000
Deadline: October 1, 2021

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 2020.
*Scholarships currently available to US citizens and permanent residents.*
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed

Diabetes Incorporated
Eligibility: Diabetic high school seniors going to college, or students currently in college.
Scholarship Amounts: $1,000
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed

LimeConnect Pathways Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • 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: May 31, 2021

Patient Advocate Foundation Scholarship for Survivors
Eligibility: High school seniors going to college, students currently in college or graduate school
Scholarship Amounts: $3,00
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed.

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities
Eligibility: High school seniors going to college, or students currently in college.
Scholarship Amounts: $2,500
Deadline: Currently closed, but you can be notified when it opens.

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Sports-Related Diabetes Scholarships
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Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards

Eligibility: Have type 1 diabetes, are between 14 and 21, and play tennis
competitively in tournaments or on their school team.
Scholarship Amounts: $10,000 or $5,000 
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed. 

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: 2021 deadline has passed

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:
2021 deadline has passed

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Regional Diabetes Scholarships
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The Ability Center Scholarship 
Eligibility: Those enrolled in post-secondary program living with a disability who have a permanent address in Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, Defiance, Williams county in Ohio or in Monroe or Lenawee county in Michigan
Scholarship Amounts: Various amounts
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed

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: 2021 deadline has passed

Diabetes Hope Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility: Canadian high school students with diabetes from Ontario and Nova Scotia.
Scholarship Amounts: $2,500
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed.

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: 2021 deadline has passed


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: 2021 deadline has passed. 

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: 2021 deadline has passed. 

Type 1 Champions Scholarship Program - Kids With Courage Foundation
Eligibility: Current high school seniors or college students whose permanent residence is in Missouri or Kansas
Scholarship Amounts: various
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed

Delaware Diabetes Coalition College Scholarship
Eligibility: Current high school seniors or college students
Scholarship Amounts: $1,000
Deadline: 2021 deadline has passed. 

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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.