Scholarships for Type 1 Diabetes Sufferers

If you have type 1 diabetes and are successfully managing the condition with proper exercise, medication and diet, then you may be eligible for a variety of college scholarships. Organizations that provide scholarships for students with type 1 diabetes include Team Type 1, the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, the Scott & Kim Verplank Foundation, the American Association of Health and Disability, the Kids With Courage Foundation and others. Some of these scholarships are offered to students in any field of study, while others are only available to students majoring in a particular subject, such as healthcare, disability research or law. In order to apply, students may need to meet a minimum GPA, write an essay, provide letters of recommendation and provide documentation of their type 1 diabetes diagnosis. If you have type 1 diabetes and want to learn more about scholarships you may be eligible for, continue reading below.

Showing 1-12 of 12 scholarships
View Details Novo Nordisk Scholarship Diabetes Scholars Foundation
key information
  • 5,000
  • 4 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to help incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education,
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Type 1 for 67 years so far Diabetes Scholars Foundation
key information
  • 5,000
  • 3 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • School (College): |Vocational-technical / Career College|Trade School|Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to help incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • School (College): |West Chicago High School, IL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school junior|
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The scholarship was established to help incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • Residence: Live in |Colorado|
  • School (College): |Vocational-technical / Career College|Trade School|Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to help incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|
  • School (College): |Vocational-technical / Career College|Trade School|Accredited College or University|
background
The scholarship was established to help incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
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Chef Alain Roby Culinary Scholarship is a $5,000 fund given to students of Illinois. The program aims to support a high school senior with type 1 Diabetes who wants to pursue a bachelor or associates degree in culinary arts.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Gaspari Science Scholarship Diabetes Scholars Foundation
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|Four-year|Accredited Trade|
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Gaspari Science Scholarship is given to a high school senior who has a type 1 diabetes. The scholarship provides a $1,000 fund to help a student to pursue a college education. The awardee must take a Science degree to be eligible.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Jay Cutler Athletic Scholarship Diabetes Scholars Foundation
key information
  • 5,000
  • 5 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|Four-year|
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Jay Cutler Athletic Scholarship is a $5,000 fund given to five eligible students who will be pursuing a post-secondary education. The scholarship aims to support students who have a type 1 diabetes. The awardees must play a competitive sport in college.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • School (K-12): |West Chicago High School, West Chicago, IL|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details UK Conference Scholarships Diabetes Scholars Foundation
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • Age / Grade Level: |18 Years or Younger|
  • Character Trait: Show |Enthusiasm|Interest|
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The scholarship will provide financial assistance for families to attend the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life UK International Conference at The Glasgow Marriott Hotel.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Adult Conference Scholarships Diabetes Scholars Foundation
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • Residence: |U.S. resident|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Adults|
background
The foundation provides need-based scholarships for families and adults to attend Children with Diabetes conferences. The conferences are an opportunity for individuals, impacted by diabetes, to increase their overall knowledge of diabetes management, receive up-to-date research information and build a lifelong diabetes network. Families have the opportunity to learn from the worlds leading scientists and clinicians, to meet with hundreds of other families, and to learn and share experiences.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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Provided to young adults wanting to attend Children with Diabetes conferences. The conferences are an opportunity for individuals, impacted by diabetes, to increase their overall knowledge of diabetes management, receive up-to-date research information and build a lifelong diabetes network.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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