How to Apply

Since 1999, Diabetes Hope Foundation has invested over $1.5 million in education grants to support students living with diabetes. The Diabetes Hope Scholarship Program was established to recognize youth in the community who have excelled in their academic achievements; demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and volunteerism in the community; and possess exemplary diabetes self- management practices. The program is available to young adults living the Province of Ontario who are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes (please see scholarship guidelines for full eligibility requirements).

Application Deadline: March 7th 2016

Application Process:
The application for Diabetes Hope Foundation’s scholarship program is ONLY available as an online application to be completed on the foundation’s website. All application submissions must be completed online as instructed below:

STEP 1 -
Download a copy of the Scholarship Program Requirements and 2015-2016 Application Questions before you begin your online application. If you meet the scholarship eligibility requirements, please go to “Step 2” to begin your application.

STEP 2 -
Go to our 2015-2016 Online Scholarship Application to begin the online submission process. Each applicant can only submit one application. Please prepare your responses before you begin completing the online application form. Once you submit your application, an email will be sent to the email address provided in the application to confirm that you have successfully completed all application questions and provide you with a copy of your application.

STEP 3 -
Your scholarship application submission will NOT be complete until you have successfully submitted the following supporting documentation (see below for full list). With the exception of the letters of reference, you may upload all your supporting documents online by clicking on the "Upload Supporting Documents" link found on the left side bar. Please note that if you are successful in receiving a scholarship from Diabetes Hope Foundation, hard copies of all supporting documents will need to be mailed to the foundation.

Required Supporting Documentation:
✔ Photo Identification Card
✔ Recent Photograph
✔ Secondary School Academic Record
✔ Letter of Reference (Medical)
✔ Letter of Reference (Non-Medical)

Please follow all 3 steps outlined in the application guidelines and ensure that your supporting documents are submitted before the deadline. For more information about our program, please contact