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. For more information about the Rimington Trophy, please visit www.rimingtontrophy.com.
Amount: $1,000 to $2,000
Deadline: June 24, 2016
Applicants must have cystic fibrosis and demonstrate scholastic ability, character, leadership, service to the community, need for financial assistance and daily compliance to CF therapy.
Applicants are required to provide all of the following documents in order to be considered:
- Essay (1. Discuss the importance of compliance to CF therapies and what you practice daily to stay healthy; 2.Discuss your post-graduation goals.)
- Recent photo
- Letter from physician (on letterhead) confirming CF diagnosis and therapy routine
- Transcript (high school, college and/or graduate school
- Detailed breakdown of tuition costs from academic institution
- W2 form for both parents
Email questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org