Rimington Trophy Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 10

Friday
Awarded By:

Boomer Esiason Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually.
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 be a high school senior or current undergraduate or graduate student.
  4. Must be diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
  5. Must demonstrate service to the community.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Applicants must demonstrate scholastic ability, character, leadership, service to the community, need for financial assistance, and daily compliance to cystic fibrosis therapy.

Application requirements for the Rimington Trophy Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • Photo
  • Dr. letter
  • Accept. letter
  • W2s/Tax return
Additional Information: The Boomer Esiason Foundation established the Rimington Trophy Scholarship in 2012 to recognize 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. Applicants must demonstrate scholastic ability, character, leadership, need for financial assistance, and daily compliance to cystic fibrosis therapy.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 10

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 10

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 (high school, 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 should 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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