Doctors and CF centers have made it clear: when it comes to CF, exercise saves lives. BEF’s Exercise for Life Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors and undergraduate students on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic accomplishment and athletic ability in the area of running.
*Grants are made directly to the academic institution to assist in covering the cost of tuition and fees.
Applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate student 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. The student-athlete should jog on a regular basis and be training for the 1.5-mile qualifying run. All candidates will be judged on the basis of time.