The Diabetes Scholar Foundation is always seeking donations to support our two major areas of effort:

Children With Diabetes Conference Scholarships

CWD’s annual and regional conferences are an invaluable resource for children with Type 1 diabetes and their families, offering opportunities to learn about managing diabetes and share experiences with other children and families. The Diabetes Scholar Foundation provides financial assistance to enable families who would otherwise not be able to afford to attend to take part in these life-changing events.

We appreciate donations of any amount.  Your support goes a long way:

  • Family Conference Scholarship (info) : $1,500
  • Young Adult Conference Scholarship (info) : $750
  • Adult Conference Scholarship (info) : $1,000
  • Family Hotel Accommodations: $1,000
  • Family Conference Registration: $500
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Make a donation to the CWD Conference Scholarship Fund

These funds help to educate children and their families dealing with Type 1 Diabetes

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College Scholarships for Students with Type 1 Diabetes

A cornerstone endeavor of the Diabetes Scholars Foundation is its student scholarship program. Ours is the only foundation that funds college scholarships for which only students in the United States with Type 1 Diabetes are eligible. Our founders’ goal was that – in this one small area of life – diabetes could be an advantage. Since 2008 the Foundation has awarded over $1 million in college scholarships to kids with Type 1, through scholarships of $5,000 each.

Individuals and organizations may create their own Scholarship Awards of up to $5,000 (view the current list of Awards). Please contact us if you are interested in creating an award.

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Make a donation to our general College Scholarship fund.

These funds supports scholarships for students with Type 1 Diabetes

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The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is a non-profit organization chartered in Ohio, taxpayer id 35-2243334. Diabetes Scholars Foundation is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; all donations are tax deductible. Donors will receive letters of acknowledgment. Financial Information

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