Type 1 Champions Scholarships

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Kids with Courage Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility:

Three scholarships will be awarded.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must have Type 1 diabetes.

  2. Must be a graduating high school senior from a public or private school, homeschooled student or college student.
  3. Must be a US citizen or a legal resident.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description:

Kids with Courage Foundation is a nonprofit located in the Midwest. They recognize the need for scholarships for students with Type 1 diabetes due to a lifetime of expensive daily medications and quality healthcare. In support of this goal, they have been able to fund Type 1 Champions Scholarships program for four years with over $19,000 in scholarships being awarded. The Kids With Courage Foundation scholarships will be available for Kansas and Missouri students who battle Type 1 diabetes. These Type 1 Champions Scholarships will recognize brave students who demonstrate character, hard work, perseverance, active involvement in their community, school clubs, or sports while engaged in a healthy self management of their Type 1 diabetes. Ultimately, the awards will honor the beliefs of our vision for the young people we serve. These students have chosen to have a fighting spirit and not let Type 1 diabetes get in their way. There will be a minimum of three (3) scholarships available for 2020. The Barry Dan Harsh SPIRIT Memorial Scholarship, valued at $2,500, the COURAGE CHAMPION Scholarship, valued at $1,200, and the Blaschke Family Scholarship, valued at $1,000; At this time, KWC is currently seeking additional help to add and make additional scholarships available. Every little bit helps towards educational expenses or book allowances.

Application requirements for the Type 1 Champions Scholarships are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information:

To be eligible you must meet the following criteria: • Have Type 1 diabetes • Be a graduating high school senior from a public or private school, a home schooled student or college student • Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community • Academic Requirements: Good academic standing and enrolled as a fulltime student • Financial Need Factor: Candidates are not required to demonstrate financial need • Geographic Requirement: Reside in either the State of Missouri or the State of Kansas • Major Field of Study: Open • Where Award can be used: Any accredited 2 or 4-year college or university in the United States • Renewal Requirement: Application required each year Citizenship: Be a US citizen or legal resident

Award Amount: Winners can receive up to $2,500.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 15

Applicants submit by mail by midnight on April 15, 2020.
Contact: Type 1 Champions Scholarships
Address:

PO Box 7034

Lee's Summit, Missouri 64064

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