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T1D college scholarships and Grants

A while ago I post my 7 Tips for Heading to College with T1D. What I didn’t talk about was T1D college scholarships! This is just a small list of scholarships and grants I found; I’m sure there are more out there, but this is a good start!

National T1D College Scholarships

T1D college scholarships National

  • AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability: Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies or research, health promotion, or a field related to diabetes and health.
  • American Association Of Diabetes Educators
  • Jay Cutler Athletic Scholarship: awarded to a student that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and will be playing a competitive sport in college.
  • Novo Nordisk Scholarship: awarded to students that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes
  • DT1 Cross Fit Scholarship: Students with T1D are considered based on character, hard work, perseverance, need, and the love of learning.
  • Diabetes Incorporated Scholarship: Diabetic high school seniors going to college, or students currently in college. This is one application that will apply you to several scholarship awards including:
    • The Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship – eleven scholarships at $5,000 each, five scholarships at $4,000 each and five scholarships at $3,000 each will be awarded to students that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes
    • Novo Nordisk Scholarship – four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to students that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes
    • The CFO Group Business Scholarship – two $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to a student that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and will be a Business major.
    • Jay Cutler Athletic Scholarship – one $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and will be playing a competitive sport in college.
    • Type 1 for 69 years so far – four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded randomly to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes
    • Sanofi – Two $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to students that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes
    • Jay Franke Scholarship – two $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and pursuing an Arts Degree (music, theatre, dance)
    • JDRF Rising Star – one $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes
    • Chef Alain Roby Scholarship – one $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and who resides in West Chicago, Illinois
    • Bradley D. Gendron Memorial Scholarship – one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes residing in Colorado
    • Josh Smith Memorial Scholarship – one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and residing in Ohio
    • Nicky Randazzo Scholarship – one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and pursuing a Business degree
    • JDRF Medical – one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and pursing a degree in healthcare such as nursing, pre-med, physical therapy, biomedical engineering.
    • JDRF Advocacy – one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and pursing a degree in Political Science
    • JDRF Outreach – one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and pursuing a degree in Psychology or Social Work
  • Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarships Eligibility: High school seniors/incoming college freshmen with diabetes.
  • Disabledperson, Inc. National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities
  • Every Step Counts Scholarship Program: Given to students living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
  • Hope Paige Scholarships: The educational awards recognize exceptional students who have illustrated success managing their illnesses, all the while engaging in extracurricular and community activities.
  • Scholarships For Students Pursuing A Law Degree Katz & Phillips 2014 Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Scholar Award: Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or a student entering law school (having already been accepted to an accredited law school) this year.
  • Team Type 1 Scholarship: 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.
  • The Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship: Awarded to students that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes
  • The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation: Young people who excel in both the classroom and the athletic field, while successfully managing their Type 1 diabetes.

 

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  1. Karen October 20, 2020 at 11:13 pm - Reply

    Looking for some updated deadlines…. for Type 1 diabetes scholarships

    • T1D Living October 21, 2020 at 4:45 pm - Reply

      If you click on the links it should show you the deadlines for each. Some are saying that they are temporarily suspended bc of Covid :/

  2. Mark Siegmann January 4, 2021 at 4:06 pm - Reply

    we love this blog its the best

    • T1D Living January 9, 2021 at 1:48 pm - Reply

      Thank you!

  3. Kylee September 8, 2021 at 12:37 pm - Reply

    looking to apply for a scholarship for T1D. Does anyone know of any that are current? thanks

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