Thomas J. Seefred Trust Scholarship Requirements
3976 Montereale Drive
Canfield, OH 44406

Please mail three copies of all documents to the above address. Deadline is June 1.

History: The Thomas J. Seefred Scholarship was established in 2005 with funding generated by the Thomas J. Seefred Trust. Its purpose is to award scholarships for college students who have been diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes and are pursuing a bachelor's degree

Award: Each recipient may be awarded up to $3,000 to be used for expenses such as tuition, fees, room and board during the academic year.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
    - Ohio residents only (preference for residents of Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana counties)
    - 18-25 years old at time of application
    - Must be in the process of completing a standard curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited junior college, college or university.
    - Current high school students are not eligible.
    - Must be in good academic standing.
Selection/Evaluation Criteria: Awards will be based on academic promise, personal statement, letter of recommendation, and financial need.

New applicants - please provide 3 copies of each of the following documents
    Completed notarized application
    Official dated transcript from college or university providing proof of enrollment Physician's statement on letterhead noting diagnosis and treatment
    Letter of recommendation from a non-relative
    Personal essay (500 words or less) describing the impact juvenile diabetes has had on you and why you should be considered for this scholarship
    Current income tax statements from parents and student (do not include extra schedules and forms - the top two pages are sufficient)
    Please provide three (3) copies of all documents.
    *Recipient is required to maintain records of proof of expenditures.
Previous recipients: please provide 3 copies of each of the following documents *You do not need to provide physician's statement, essay or recommendation as these are already on file.

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by June 1 to be considered for the upcoming year.

Notification: Only those selected for scholarships will be notified via mail by July 15.

Questions: Please contact Karen Leetch @330-540-3551 or