Diabetic Awareness Essay Contest

Each year the Lions Organ & Eye Bank conducts the Diabetic Awareness Essay Contest. The 2018 theme is:

“Accepting Diabetes Diagnosis: What can Parents, Partners, and Caregivers Do To Help Loved Ones Adjust To A "New Norm?"

What specialized knowledge should ALL people aquire about nutrition and the process of digestion in order to assist themselves or others who are diagnosed with prediabetes or diabetes (Type 2 and Type 1) to manage their conditions more effectively, and in what ways can young people today lead the way to may this need for this specialized knowledge a priority in our society?

Applicants: (HS Juniors & Seniors)

Contest: January 20th at the District 2E2 Cabinet meeting held at the Midwinter conference in Hilton Garden Inn @ Fort Worth Alliance Airport.

Enter with Essay and Applications By: November 30th, 2017.

Prizes: $2000, $1500, $1000 Scholarship Prizes 

Essay Length: Up To 1500 Words

Judging Criteria: Content (60%), Grammar (15%), Recitation (25%)

Entrants must be sponsored by his or her local Lions Club

Winner Advances to State Contest To Compete For Additional Scholarships

Download Rules and Application:

PDF Contest Poster   PDF Essay Application   PDF Essay Rules

The Essay District 2-E2 Winner and Sponsoring Club will also enter the state contest for any additional scholarship. The state contest rules and applications can be found at www.texaslions.org.