From New Berlin, Wisconsin, USA:
I was diagnosed at age 18 and am now 23, returning to school after just receiving a Communications degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. I am returning to school for a nursing degree in the hopes of becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator. I am dire need of help with they money aspect of education. Are there is any possible resources out there?
Since there is a nursing shortage in the US, there are a number of financial assistance programs for nursing. You should discuss this with officials at the school you plan to attend. Also see The National Student Nurses' Association Foundation.
Additional comments from Jeff Hitchcock, The Editor:The only scholarship I know of is for kids with diabetes who also play tennis: Donnelly Awards ["Presented annually through the Billie Jean King Foundation in cooperation with the American Diabetes Association, to a male or female scholar-athlete ages 14-21 who plays interscholastic, intercollegiate, or intramural tennis and has type 1 diabetes." Application Deadline May 15, 2001] Lilly used to offer a scholarship, but I've heard that they are not doing it this year.
Original posting 9 Mar 2001
Posted to Community Resources
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:20
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2016. Comments and Feedback.