June Deadlines Near for Five CF Scholarships

The Boomer Esiason Foundation encourages outstanding students with cystic fibrosis to apply for five CF scholarships with deadlines in June.

June 15: BEF General Academic Scholarship BEF’s General Academic Scholarships assist CF patients pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. They are awarded quarterly on the basis of demonstrated need and academic accomplishment.

June 18: Bonnie Strangio Education Scholarship The Bonnie Strangio Education Scholarship is awarded annually to a person living with CF who, like Bonnie, has an upbeat personality and a can-do attitude.

June 18: Rosemary Quigley Memorial Scholarship The Rosemary Quigley Memorial Scholarship honors a remarkable woman who achieved her personal, educational and professional ambitions in spite of the constant presence of cystic fibrosis in her life.

June 25: Exercise for Life Scholarship Doctors and CF centers have made it clear: when it comes to CF, exercise saves lives. BEF Exercise for Life Scholarship is awarded annually to high school senior scholar-athletes.

June 27: Rimington Trophy Scholarship The Rimington Trophy Scholarship recognizes 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.

The Foundation will award more than $1.5 million in CF scholarships this year. For more information and to download applications, please visit the Scholarship section of our website.