Children with Diabetes is an Ohio-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes. 

Children with Diabetes focuses on care today, so we are ready for a cure tomorrow. As an advocate and global resource, we provide support, education and inspiration to empower families and all people living with diabetes to enjoy healthy, enriched lives.

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Friends for Life College Park 2022
October 7-9, 2022

Use this application to apply for a Scholarship for Friends for Life in Indianapolis 2022. For this application, at least one attendee in your party should have type 1 diabetes and you should live within driving distance of the venue. 

This Friends for Life College Park 2022 Scholarship can include:

  • One hotel room at College Park Marriott (accommodating up to four people in the room) for two (2) nights (arrive Friday, depart Sunday), and
  • Conference registration for up to four (4) people. 

Transportation expenses are not included. Costs for additional people and other expenses are the responsibility of the recipient.

Attendees will also be responsible for their own dinner Friday and Sunday evenings.

Financial Need
Financial need is a component of prioritizing this support, so you are permitted to submit financial information demonstrating the need. In addition, please arrange for a letter of recommendation from your diabetes care team. You will need to enter their email address and our scholarship processing system will reach out to them to upload their letter. Both your financial information and the letter of recommendation are required to process your scholarship application.

Before You Begin
Before you begin your application, please gather the following items. You may need all of these to complete your application.

  • Digital copy of your 2021 Federal Tax Return (most commonly Form 1040) (Optional)
  • Digital copy of your most recent W2 (one for each working parent or adult) (Optional)
  • Email address for your diabetes care team to request a letter of recommendation (Required)

    This scholarship is available to US citizens and legal residents only.
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