Jerry Cahill You Cannot Fail Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 18

Thursday
Awarded By:

Boomer Esiason Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually, one to a male student and one to a female student.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must have completed at least one semester of undergraduate coursework.
  4. Must have cystic fibrosis.
  5. Must demonstrate that they go "above and beyond" in everything they do, displaying outstanding character, leadership, and service to the community.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. students who have completed at least one semester of undergraduate coursework and have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Applicants must demonstrate that they go "above and beyond" in everything they do, displaying outstanding character, leadership, and service to the community.

Application requirements for the Jerry Cahill You Cannot Fail Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essays (2)
  • Official Transcript
  • Dr. letter
  • Photo
  • Accept. letter
  • W2s/Tax return
Additional Information: Boomer Esiason Foundation Volunteer Jerry Cahill created the You Cannot Fail program to challenge people to discover their own heroism, embrace the ups and downs of their life's journey, make a difference by sharing that journey with others, and celebrate the stories that make them unique. Applicants must be compliant to their cystic fibrosis therapies and engage in regular exercise as part of their effort to stay healthy. Applicants must also demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable. Grants are made directly to an academic institution to assist in covering the cost of tuition and fees.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 18

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 18

Applications are available on the Boomer Esiason Foundation website. As part of the online application, the student must provide the following materials: an essay of no more than 300 words discussing the importance of compliance to cystic fibrosis therapies and what he/she practices daily to stay healthy; an essay of no more than 300 words discussing his/her post-graduation goals; a recent photograph; a letter from his/her doctor confirming diagnosis of cystic fibrosis; a transcript (college, and/or graduate school); a letter of acceptance from his/her institution; a detailed breakdown of tuition costs from academic institution; and W2 forms for both parents (as appropriate) or a tax return if self-employed. Applications must be returned to the address provided by 5:00 p.m. on the deadline date.
Contact: Chris McEwan
Address: 483 10th Ave. Suite 300 New York, New York 10018

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