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Dear Student:

The South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association (STJDA) Scholarship is intended to assist students who are entering college and who can demonstrate that they have been engaged in activities that align with the mission of STJDA, which is “to enhance the lives of children with diabetes through personal empowerment, family support, community awareness and public advocacy.”

If you believe that might qualify you for an STJDA Scholarship, we invite you to apply.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in the twelfth (12th) grade or in an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • While relatives of families served by STJDA or of STJDA Board Members may apply for a scholarship, their family members may not serve on the STJDA Scholarship selection committee. 

Additional Information:

  • The number of scholarships awarded annually shall be determined by the STJDA Board of Directors based upon available funding.
  • As evidenced in the scholarship application, the scholarship selection committee shall take into consideration the applicant’s demonstrated service to children with diabetes, academic performance, and other indicators of potential for post-secondary educational success. 
  • Scholarship funds shall be transmitted directly to the post-secondary institution in which the recipient is enrolled to be applied to the recipient’s student account by the institution’s financial aid office as per its standard financial aid award disbursement policies. 

Procedures to Apply:

  • Complete the scholarship application form, including a response to the required essay questions.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, or other community members (other than family) who are familiar with your qualifications and involvement in the community.
  • Submit the completed application and required documentation to the South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association office by the deadline of 5 p.m. on March 31, 2017.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line “STJDA Scholarship”, or call 956.627.5594

We wish you well in your educational journey and hope to receive your application!


STJDA Scholarship Selection Committee

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