Diabetes Scholars Foundation:
The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is a proud partner of CDN and offers $5,000 scholarships to incoming college freshman, $1,000 donor specified scholarships, and young adult scholarships to offer financial assistance to young adults 18-24 to attend the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Annual International Conference. Visit their website for eligibility requirements, application process instructions, etc.
Others Scholarships available to students with Type 1 Diabetes:
Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland (DAGC) Scholarship – Each year, DAGC offers a $1,000.00 scholarship to a current high school senior. The applicant must be a former camper who has “graduated” from Camp Ho Mita Koda. The scholarship is to be used towards the camper’s college or trade school and will be restricted for that purpose. Application information will be posted on this website in late 2010.
American Library Association (ALA): Offers both undergraduate and graduate scholarships to students enrolled in a library science degree programs. Also offers Century Scholarships to students with disabilities (including Diabetes).
Arizona State University: Julie Sargent Memorial Scholarship. For undergraduate students with Type 1 diabetes.
Bank of America Corporation (BOA): Offers large scholarships to persons with disabilities (diabetes included) who have a permanent residence in Texas. Qualified candidates include high school graduating seniors, four-year college or university undergraduates, or students attending a technical or vocational school. Qualifications are stringent but the scholarship awards are often generous. Interested eligible applicants should contact The Bank of America Abilities Scholarship Program at P.O. Box 1465, Taylors, S.C. 29687 to receive an application packet. Application packets also are available by phone (864) 268-3363. (864) 268-3363. or by fax (864) 268-7160.
BPHC – Hawaiian Program Information – The Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program provides financial support for Native Hawaiian students pursuing careers in selected health professions. The program’s goals are to increase the number of Native Hawaiians in health professions and to improve the availability of primary and preventive care services to Native Hawaiians in the State of Hawaii. For more information regarding the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program, please refer to the 2003-2004 School Year Applicant Information Bulletin. It is available for download in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) format as well as Plain Text (.TXT) format.
Diabetes Hope Foundation – The Diabetes Hope Foundation (Canada), supported by their partners and patrons, has awarded 115 scholarships to students living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the past 5 years.
Eli Lily and Company “Lily for Learning Diabetes Scholarships” – Awards fifty, $2,500 scholarships for any undergraduate field of study at an accredited institution.
The Foundation Center – 79 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003. Phone: 212–620–4230, 212–620–4230, Fax: 212–691–1828. Information on grants that are available to individuals for financing higher education is available at the following nonprofit organization’s library:
Henderson State University – Scholarship information for people with disabilities (diabetes included)
Joslin Center for Diabetes – Post-graduate and college scholarships and support for students with diabetes (look at the bottom of their page for link to a .pdf file).
National Kidney Foundation of Northern CA – Dr. Douglas Stephens Patient Scholarship -The National Kidney Foundation is proud to assist patients with kidney or renal disease in furthering their educational goals. Applications are made available in May each year and are sent directly to Dialysis and Transplant unit social workers. If you would like one mailed to you, please e-mail your name and address, include “Patient Scholarship Application” in the subject line and send it to email@example.com. Applications for the the 2007-2008 Patient Scholarship are now available.
- Recipients of the scholarship and the allocation of funds are decided by a dedicated committee of healthcare professionals and members of the renal community. The grants can range from $500 – $1500 and may be used towards tuition, books and other classroom materials. Funds remain available throughout the school year (fall spring) but do not roll over. Students may be awarded the scholarship up to 4 times.
National Kidney Foundation of Maine College Scholarship Program – If you are attending school and a dialysis or transplant patient, or the family member of a patient or recipient, you qualify to apply for a scholarship with National Kidney Foundation of Maine.
National Kidney Foundation of MA/VT/NH/RI – Secondary Education Scholarships through NKD – For residents in Massachussetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan College Scholarship – The Richard D. Swartz Scholarship program awards $500 to people with kidney failure for continuing education. The awards are paid directly to the educational institution. Contact person: Maurie Ferriter.
National Institute of Health (NIH): NIH offers undergraduate scholarships in biomedical research as well as several other medical areas. Also offers scholarships for minorities and students with disabilities (including diabetes).
Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards: Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceutical company manufacturing diabetes care products. This year Novo Nordisk is the sponsor of the WTT Donnelly Awards established in 1998 by tennis pro Billie Jean King. The two, $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to students ages 14-21 who play tennis competitively, or, on a school team. Award includes free attendance to a World Team Tennis match and expenses-paid trip to Philadelphia to receive the award.
Texas Health Careers: This site lists scholarship awards for various fields and persons, including persons with disabilities (diabetes included).