Class of 2020

Diabetes Scholars, a program of Beyond Type 1, is awarding over 50 scholarships to students living with Type 1 diabetes this year. $150,000 in combined scholarships will be awarded to the Class of 2020 entering their first year of college – a record total for the program. These scholarships are made possible by individual donors and partner organizations committed to supporting the path to higher education and students living with Type 1 diabetes. 100% of scholarship funds donated by individuals or partners are awarded to recipients, with Beyond Type 1 absorbing all operational costs associated with the program.


Dexcom Scholarships – $1,000 scholarships for STEM majors


The JDRF Advocacy Scholarship – $2,000 scholarship for a student majoring in Political Science

The JDRF Medical/ Research Scholarship – $2,000 scholarship for a student majoring in Healthcare

The JDRF Outreach Scholarship – $2,000 scholarship for a student majoring in Mental Health

The JDRF Rising Star Scholarship – $2,000 scholarship for an incoming freshmen with T1D


Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarships – $5,000 scholarships for students with T1D


The Medtronic Diabetes Future Leaders Scholarships – $5,000 scholarships for young women pursuing a STEM major


One Drop Changemaker Awards – $1,000 scholarships for students with T1D, who display academic integrity and embody One Drop’s core values of humility, respect, empathy, and gratitude


Type 1 for 71 years Scholarships – $5,000 scholarships for students living with T1D


Bauer Family Scholarship – $1,000 scholarship for a resident of Wisconsin

Brzozowski Family Veterinary Scholarship – $1,000 scholarship for current sophomores or juniors in Veterinary School

Family of Bradley Gendron Scholarship – $1,000 scholarship for a resident of Colorado

Harper’s Hope Scholarship – $1,000 scholarship for a resident of Florida

McCarter Family Scholarship – $5,000 scholarship to a young woman majoring in business

Oldenburg Family Scholarship – $1,000 scholarship for a student attending a school in Georgia



Dallas-Plangetis Scholarships – one $1,000 scholarship for a resident of Anne Arundel County, Maryland and one $1,000 scholarship for a resident of Washtenaw County, Michigan

Type 1 Willpower Scholarships – one $2,500 scholarship for a student who will be a Division I athlete and one $2,500 scholarship for a student from New Jersey


Beyond Type 1 Scholarships – $2,500 scholarships for students living with Type 1 diabetes