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Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship


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High School Senior

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About This Scholarship

The Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship is a scholarship program that is designed to support students with type 1 diabetes who are pursuing higher education. The scholarship is awarded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to funding research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and to improve the lives of those affected by the disease.

Type 1 diabetic graduating high school seniors from New Jersey who wish to pursue postsecondary education at a recognised four-year university, college, technical institute, or trade school are eligible for the Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship.

The Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship provides financial support to recipients to cover educational expenses, including tuition, books, and room and board. The scholarship program aims to support students with type 1 diabetes in achieving their academic and career goals, as well as to raise awareness about the challenges faced by those with this disease.

Scholarships for people with diabetes are legitimate and awarded based on the applicant’s diabetes control, financial need, etc. When looking for chances online, double check to make sure it is not a scam requesting personal or basic information.

Eligibility Criteria For Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship

To be eligible for the Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes
  • Be a graduating high school senior, or have graduated from high school and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have applied for permanent residency
  • Plan to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school and he must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

The scholarship application requires a personal statement, letters of recommendation, and an official transcript. The application is evaluated based on academic achievement, community involvement, leadership, and the impact of diabetes on the applicant’s life.

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