DDC Scholarships

Purpose

The Delaware Diabetes Coalition has established a scholarship to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and who are planning to attend further education in an accredited higher education program.

The scholarship will be payable to the institution the student will be attending.

Eligibility

  • Delaware resident.
  • High school senior with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes, pursuing further education in an accredited higher education program.
  • GPA of 2.5 or better.
  • 500-word essay entitled: “How diabetes has impacted my life choices.”
  • Two letters of support, not from family members.
  • Able to make an appearance at the annual Delaware Diabetes Wellness EXPO held in November, to be recognized as the scholarship recipient.

2016 Scholar Recipients

  • Mary Lemma
  • Clinton Rumley

Video clip of scholarship recipients

Application Procedures

The complete application consists of the following:

  • The Application Form
  • An official school transcript
  • Two (2) letters of support (not from family members)
  • A 500 word essay entitled: “How diabetes has impacted my life choices.”

Award – $1000
Deadline – May 1st, 2017
Submission – Email all files to: [email protected]
Notification of award – No later than June 15th, 2017

If you have any questions please call:  302-388-9728