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From North Salt Lake, Utah, USA:

I am seventeen years old, have had diabetes for four years, and I am on an insulin pump. I will be graduating from high school in a couple of months and going to college. I am searching for scholarships for teens with diabetes or pump users. I know there have been previous questions on this subject, but I have yet to find any scholarships specifically for people with diabetes, and it seems the Eli Lilly scholarship is now defunct.

My dad recently quit his high-paying job to open his own company, so our family income is down a significant amount, but financial aid won't help much because they use last years tax returns. Anyway, scholarships or grants or anything will be a huge relief. I will be going to school in California, if that helps.

Answer:

See Scholarships. Also, plan to touch base with the financial planning office at the school you are going to attend. The folks there should be able to assist you.

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Original posting 21 Apr 2003
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