Sacks For CF Scholarship

Amount:  $3,000 to $10,000
Deadline:  January 13, 2017

The Sacks for CF Scholarship is related to quarterback sacks made during the NFL season. The undergraduate and graduate award is made annually to 30 people who strive for therapy adherence and academic success.

“Sacks for CF” means money in the bank for college students who have cystic fibrosis.

For every sack recorded during NFL Monday Night Football games, the Sacks for CF Scholarship Program receives a donation from a Boomer Esiason Foundation corporate partner. Sacks for CF funds are awarded annually to 30 college students, based on their academic achievements and adherence to daily CF therapy.

The names of scholarship winners will be announced on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5, 2017.

Applicants are required to provide all of the following documents in order to be considered:

• Application
• 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: cmcewan@esiason.org

 

Thanks to Abbvie, whose support makes these scholarships possible! 

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