BEF General Academic Scholarships

Scholarship Description

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

Deadlines: March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15


The BEF Scholarship Program committee considers the applicant’s scholastic ability, character, leadership potential, service to the community and need for financial assistance. Once candidates have been selected as semi-finalists, they will be granted a phone interview with a committee member.

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)
Letter of acceptance from academic institution
Detailed breakdown of tuition costs from academic institution
W2 form for both parents OR tax return if self-employed

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,


Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 500

Max Award: 2,500

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Boomer Esiason Foundation
483 10th Avenue, Suite 300
New York, NY 10018

Contact Person: Chris McEwan

Phone: 646-292-7930

Fax: 646-292-7945