BEF General Academic Scholarships

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:

  • Application
  • Essay
  • 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

Return completed applications to:

Boomer Esiason Foundation
c/o Jerry Cahill
483 10th Avenue, Suite 300
New York, NY 10018

Email questions to: jcahill@esiason.org


BEF Academic Scholarship PDF | BEF Academic Scholarship DOC

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BEF Scholarship Program PDF | BEF Scholarship Program DOC


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