United States Adult Cystic Fibrosis Association is proud to offer three scholarships for those who have CF and are seeking artistic and/or educational degrees: the Higher Education Scholarship, the Scholarship for the Arts, and The William Coon, Jr. Scholarship.
You will not receive more than one scholarship award per academic year, but you may apply for more than one scholarship per academic year. Winners of any scholarship will be asked to share a high-resolution photo along with any social media handles to share on our social media and in our quarterly publication. Consent is not required for scholarship eligibility, but is highly encouraged so we can spotlight you and your work.
All USACFA scholarship awards are paid to the bursar’s office at each winner’s institution. These scholarships can cover any education-related costs paid through that office. This may include tuition, fees, materials, etc. depending on each awardee’s school and program.
April 30, 2024
march 30, 2024
The Ana and Isa Stenzel Scholarship may be awarded once annually to a person with cystic fibrosis who is, during the period for which the scholarship award is paid, enrolled in a course of higher education leading to a degree granted by an institution in the United States in either health science, social work, mental health science, genetic counseling, or environmental science.
The newly-established William Coon Jr. Scholarship will award 20 scholarships, valued at $2,500 each. Four scholarships will be awarded per academic year for five consecutive years. Any student with cystic fibrosis seeking a degree in any of the following is welcome to apply: business, economics, communications, political science, information, project management, finance, accounting, public administration, or marketing.
May 30, 2024
This scholarship will award two deserving students $5,000 each towards their tuition in their respective field of the arts: fine arts, computer graphics, design, music, choral, photography, filmmaking, creative writing, and poetry, to name a few. It is open to anyone seeking a degree, from an associate degree to a doctoral degree in the creative arts.
JUne 30, 2024
The Higher Education Scholarship award is given every summer for the upcoming school calendar year, in memory of Lauren Melissa Kelly. The academic scholarships of up to $2500, are awarded to two adults with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing career certifications, associates, and bachelor and graduate degrees.