I promised Mary Podjasek, President of the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, that I would post her message about the extraordinary opportunities she and her organization are offering college students and their families.

“We were very fortunate to get funding again this year for our college scholarships.  
For the 2009/2010 school year we were able to award twenty $5,000
college scholarships to incoming freshmen with Type 1 diabetes. 
It was  a very difficult process this year. 
We received 650 applications from 49 states plus Washington DC.
Some of the schools our recipients are attending include Harvard,
Stanford (2), Northwestern, University of Chicago, Duke and Dartmouth.  

These are just incredible kids.We are also able to bring 19 families and
9 young adults to the Children with Diabetes conference this July.

I am planning a fund raiser for August 29th.
The money raised will help us continue to carry out our mission.  I will be hosting a
bowling and silent auction at Brunswick Zone in Deer Park.  I have lots of fantastic auction items which include golf at Inverness Country Club, trips, sporting event tickets, theater tickets and much more.”  

The registration for DSF fund raiser is available at www.diabetesscholars.org.

“Empower Through Education”
is the The Diabetes Scholars Foundation
‘s goal.
Their mission is to:

  1. Support activities related to education about diabetes in children
  2. Fund
    scholarships for activities related to diabetes education, including
    diabetes summer camps and diabetes education conferences, for both the
    child with diabetes and the child’s family

  3. Work with schools and school districts to ensure that children with
    diabetes receive the support and care to which they are legally
    entitled (504 support and education)
  4. Work with organizations both in and outside of the United States to provide children with diabetes access to diabetes education

  5. Work with organizations both in and outside of the United States to
    strengthen ties between children with diabetes in the United States and
    children with diabetes in other countries
  6. Fund scholarships for higher education for children with type 1 diabetes in the United States

Mary, Best of Luck and Congratulation for the remarkable
achievements of the students and your organization!

Sheila N. Glazov, Author and Personality Type Expert who offers workshop, keynote and training programs.
Please, visit my website to learn more about your Brain Colors, my What Color Is Your Brain? book and workshops.
10% of the royalties from the sale of my book is allocated to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)  

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