How to Apply

2014-2015 Scholarship Program

Application Deadlines:
Ontario Program Applications - Ontario Program is now CLOSED for 2015
Canadian Program Applications (BC, NS and NFLD) - March 30th 2015

New! this year, application for Diabetes Hope Foundation's scholarship program is available as an online application to be completed on the foundation's website. All application submissions must be complete online as instructed below:

First Download a copy of this year's Guidelines and Requirements and Application Questions before you begin your online application. If you meet the scholarship eligibility requirements, please go to 'STEP TWO' to begin your application.

Go to our new Online Application Form to begin the online application process. Each applicant can only submit one application. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to return to your application to change your responses. 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.

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 on our website.
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- Photo identity document that will confirm your proof of residency and your birth date (e.g. provincial driver's license, health or identity card).

✔ Recent Photograph- Color school photograph preferred; if school picture is unavailable, a photo with a collared shirt, jacket or a sweater if preferred. Your photo resolution needs to be at least 1024 x 768.

✔ Secondary School Academic Record- summary report up to and including current year records up to February 2015. If you are successful in receiving a scholarship, official transcripts from your school administration will need to be forwarded to the foundation within 2 weeks of your scholarship announcement.

✔ Letters of Reference- Two letters of Reference (1 medical and 1 non-medical reference of support) must be completed and forwarded to the foundation to complete your scholarship application submission. Please download the 2014-2015 Letters of Reference Forms and forward completed letters to the following address:

Attention: Heather McQueen
Youth Programs Coordinator
Diabetes Hope Foundation
6150 Dixie Road, Unit 1
Mississauga, Ont. L5T 2E2

For more information about the scholarship program, including details regarding the review process and awards announcement dates, please refer to the 2014-2015 Scholarship Application Guidelines and Requirements. If you have any questions about the program of application, please do not hesitate to contact us at 905-670-0557 or email