Annual Minority Scholarship

About Us

Wholesale Diabetic Socks makes and sells high quality diabetic socks for men, women, and children. We proudly produce all of our socks in the United States. We owe our continued success to our skilled and diverse group of employees. Furthermore, our company also strongly supports higher education and giving back to our community. We want to help by making a $500 scholarship available to 1 deserving minority student every year.

2017 Scholarship Winner: Ariana Raya, Carthage College

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship Award Amount: $500

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

Winner Announced Here: July 15, 2017

This scholarship is available to all minority students who are currently attending an accredited technical school, community college, college, or university and have completed 1 semester in good standing. Applicants should belong to one of the following groups: African-American, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, or disabled individuals. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply.

Each year, we will announce one scholarship winner based on the best essay. Approximately 45 days after the deadline, he or she will receive the $500 award.

* employees and their family members are disqualified from applying for this scholarship.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to include the information below in full as part of the application:

  • Full name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  • Current school transcripts to prove attendance and good standing at a higher institution of learning
  • Submit your essay as a Word document or PDF attachment. We will NOT accept essays in other document formats.

Please answer the essay topic below. Your essay submission should be at least 1,000 words. Although, we will not strictly enforce the word count. Lastly, submit your completed application to the email below. Please also direct any questions or concerns regarding the scholarship to the email below.


Essay Topic

“From your own personal experiences, why does cultural diversity matter?”

To clarify, applicants can address this topic as it relates to college, work, or another aspect in their life.

Privacy Policy and User Communications

When applicants send email communications to us, we may retain those communications in order to process the scholarship applications or respond to inquiries. will not share your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. By applying for this scholarship, you give us your permission to contact your technical school, community college, college, or university to confirm your attendance and academic standing.

When an applicant is awarded the scholarship, he or she automatically gives consent to post the applicant’s name and technical school, community college, college or university on our scholarship page without additional compensation. Additionally, the winner also gives us consent to contact them regarding their application.