Lilly Diabetes Helps Inspiring Students with Type 1 Diabetes Attend College Through Scholarship Donation
Lilly Diabetes understands and wants to help students with type 1 diabetes achieve their academic goals. Today they announced they will fund the
Mary Podjasek, president,
Since 2012, Lilly Diabetes-funded scholarships have helped more than 80 young adults begin their university experiences on campuses nationwide.
"Supporting young people who have type 1 diabetes and helping them achieve their life goals through education is one of the most important things we do at Lilly," said
Mike Mason, vice president,
In addition to college scholarships, Lilly Diabetes provides the Foundation with funds to help families attend the Children with Diabetes® Friends for Life® conference held annually in
Foundation scholarship applications are due
Conference scholarship applications are also due
More information and applications for
In 2004, a group of parents who have children with type 1 diabetes created the
About Lilly Diabetes
Lilly has been a global leader in diabetes care since 1923, when we introduced the world's first commercial insulin. Today we are building upon this heritage by working to meet the diverse needs of people with diabetes and those who care for them. Through research and collaboration, a broad and growing product portfolio and a continued determination to provide real solutions—from medicines to support programs and more—we strive to make life better for all those affected by diabetes around the world. For more information, visit www.lillydiabetes.com or follow us on Twitter: @LillyDiabetes.
Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit us at www.lilly.com and newsroom.lilly.com/social-channels.