Scholarship Application Deadline
For Student Leaders and Scholars With Diabetes

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.

Click here or call 917-484-0090 to speak with the Berrie Center's Development Office about establishing a scholarship fund for students with diabetes who attend Columbia University.