Boomer Esiason Foundation Scholarships

There are four deadlines, at the end of March, June, September and December
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For students with cystic fibrosis

The Boomer Esiason Foundation Scholarships are for students with cystic fibrosis. They offer three scholarships with deadlines in June.


BEF General Academic Scholarships
The Boomer Esiason Foundation’s General Academic Scholarships assist CF patients pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Grants are awarded quarterly on the basis of demonstrated need and academic accomplishment. They are made directly to the academic institution to assist in covering the cost of tuition and fees. This scholarship is for one year only.
Amount: $500 to $2,500

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Rimington Trophy Scholarship
The Boomer Esiason Foundation established the Rimington Trophy Scholarship in 2012 to recognize individuals who are living, breathing and succeeding with cystic fibrosis. The scholarship was established in association with the Rimington Trophy, the college football award named in honor of BEF President and former University of Nebraska center Dave Rimington.

Amount: $1,000 to $2,000


Exercise for Life Athletic Scholarship

Applicants must be a high school senior who has cystic fibrosis and demonstrates scholastic ability, athletic ability (as evidenced by regular exercise), character, leadership, service to the community, need for financial assistance, and daily compliance to CF therapy.
Amount:  $10,000