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.

For questions about our Friends for Life scholarship program, please email scholarships@childrenwithdiabetes.com.

For questions about volunteer applications or any other submission through this platform, please email applications@childrenwithdiabetes.com.

For Families with a Child with Type 1 Diabetes

Use this application to apply for a Family Scholarship for Friends for Life Orlando 2019. For this application, at least one child has type 1 diabetes. For families in which a parent has type 1, please select the Family Adult Scholarship for Friends for Life Orlando 2019.

A Family Scholarship includes:

  • One hotel room at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort (accommodating up to four people in the room) for five (5) nights (arrive Tuesday, depart Sunday), or
  • One hotel room at Disney's Port Orleans Resort (only for families who need to accommodate five people in the room) for five (5) nights (arrive Tuesday, depart Sunday). Disney does not offer complimentary transportation from Disney's Port Orleans Resort to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Transportation expenses are the responsibility of the recipient.
  • Conference registration for up to four (4) people. 

Transportation expenses are not included. Any additional people attending, and any additional expenses, are the responsibility of the recipient. 

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

For Families with a Parent with Type 1 Diabetes

Use this application to apply for a Family Adult Scholarship for Friends for Life Orlando 2019. For this application, at least one parent has type 1 diabetes. A child may also have type 1, but a parent must also have type 1. For families in which only a child has type 1, please select the Family Scholarship for Friends for Life Orlando 2019.

A amily Adult Scholarship includes:

  • One hotel room at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort (accommodating up to four people in the room) for five (5) nights (arrive Tuesday, depart Sunday), or
  • One hotel room at Disney's Port Orleans Resort (only for families who need to accommodate five people in the room) for five (5) nights (arrive Tuesday, depart Sunday). Disney does not offer complimentary transportation from Disney's Port Orleans Resort to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Transportation expenses are the responsibility of the recipient.
  • Conference registration for up to four (4) people. 

Transportation expenses are not included. Any additional people attending, and any additional expenses, are the responsibility of the recipient. This scholarship is available to US citizens and legal residents only.

For Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Ages 18-25

Use this application to apply for a Young Adult Scholarship for Friends for Life Orlando 2019. This scholarship is for adults ages 18-25 living with type 1 diabetes.

The Young Adult Scholarship covers a shared hotel room at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort for five (5) nights (arrive Tuesday, depart Sunday) and conference registration. You will share your room with another young adult of the same gender.

Transportation expenses are not included. Any additional expenses are the responsibility of the recipient.

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

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