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Thomas J. Seefred Trust Scholarship

Offered by Thomas J. Seefred Trust

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 11, 2024
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

June 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an Ohio student who has been diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes? If so, the Thomas J. Seefred Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! The $3,000 scholarship is open to all Ohio residents with Juvenile Diabetes who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree. This scholarship was established in 2005 and is supported by the Thomas J. Seefred Trust. In order to apply, you must complete the online application, submit supporting documentation, and write a 500-word essay on the impact that Juvenile Diabetes has had on you. If you fit the criteria and would like some help paying for college, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

In addition to meeting the eligibility requirements below, applicants must be residents of Ohio (preference is given to residents of Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties).

Grade Level

College Students


Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA

No GPA requirement

Other Category





Applicants must (1) be between 18 and 25 years old and (2) have been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes.

Application information

The entire application (including the application documents below) must be notarized and students will need to submit three copies of each document.

500-word essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to Permanent Residents.

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Thomas J. Seefred Trust Scholarship winner will be announced: July 15, 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Thomas J. Seefred Trust at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the Thomas J. Seefred Trust Scholarship is not renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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