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2017 Women's Board College Scholarship

As part of its ongoing commitment to youth with diabetes, the Women’s Board of Central Ohio Diabetes Association will once again offer the College Scholarship Program to assist students with diabetes, residing in central Ohio, who will be attending an accredited public or private institute of higher learning in the fall of 2017 as a full-time student.

Selection criteria will be based on academic achievement, diabetes-related activities, extracurricular activities, the applicant’s personal statement, exemplary adjustment to living with diabetes, one personal reference, statement of financial need, and a medical recommendation.

The deadline for submitting applications is February 27, 2017.  Final selections will be made by April 7, 2017

Please click on the application for the required forms.  Application

 

2016 Central Ohio Diabetes Association’s Women's Board College Scholarship Award Recipients 
  

Tanner Barton $2,000

Tanner is attending Ball State University in the field of Health Science with the career goal of being a Certified Diabetes Educator. Tanner has attended Central Ohio Diabetes Association’s Stepping Stones. He will be a Camp Hamwi Cabin Counselor this summer.  He will also be volunteering at Central Ohio Diabetes Association as a summer intern, assisting with camp planning.  Tanner has been a diabetes advocate for JDRF, Novo Nordisk, and Central Ohio Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Services.


Charlotte Freccia $2,000

Charlotte is attending Kenyon College in the field of English with the career goal of being a  writer/journalist. She has attended Camp Hamwi as a camper, a Counselor-In-Training, and has volunteered for Kids Camp and Stepping Stones. She will be a Camp Hamwi Cabin Counselor this summer.  She also volunteered at Central Ohio Diabetes Association as a summer intern, assisting with a professional publication.  Charlotte has volunteered at other organizations.


Abigail Hamilton $2,000 

Abigail will be attending the Ohio State University in the field of Biomedical Engineering with the career goal of being a Physician/Pediatric Endocrinologist.  Abigail has attended the American Diabetes Association’s Camp Korelitz.  She was also a camp counselor there.  Abigail has walked for JDRF and was a student mentor. 
 

Ethan Shultz $1,000 

Ethan is attending Wabash in the field of economics/business with the career goal of being a Marketing Executive.  He had participated in the Swim for Diabetes from 2004-2011 as a swimmer and pool worker. He has attended Camp Hamwi as a camper, and a Counselor-In-Training.  Ethan has provided diabetes education to teachers and coaches.  He has participated in several other community volunteer activities.  

    

Grace Wicks $1,000 

Grace will be attending Mount Vernon Nazarene University in the field of pre-vet/psychology with the career goal of being a veterinarian.  She has attended Camp Hamwi as a camper.  She is involved with school activities and has walked for JDRF.  Grace has been a subject in a clinical study at Boston University. She has participated in several other community volunteer activities. 
 
  

Jessica Yoder $1,000

Jessica will be attending the Capital University in the field of psychology with a career goal of being a pediatric occupational therapist. She has attended Camp Hamwi as a camper, Counselor-In-Training, and will be a Cabin Counselor this summer. Jessica has been a day camp counselor for several years.   She has participated in several other community volunteer activities including JDRF.