The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who are actively involved in the diabetes community, who have high academic performance, who participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need. There are now 4 JDRF Scholarships included in the list.
- The JDRF Medical/Research Scholarship ($1,000) will be awarded to a student majoring in Healthcare
- The JDRF Advocacy Scholarship ($1,000) will be awarded to a student majoring in Political Science
- The JDRF Outreach Scholarship ($1,000) will be awarded to a student majoring in Mental Health (Psychology/Social Work)
- The JDRF Rising Star Scholarship ($5,000) will be awarded to an incoming freshmen with Type 1 diabetes
The deadline to apply is May 15th
There are additional scholarships on the list as well. To see the complete list and download a copy of the application, please visit www.diabetesscholars.org.