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Education Scholarships

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Step One: Gather Information

You’ll need the following information to complete your application:

  • Name, address, and ID number of your current school
  • Name, address, and ID number of school you will attend
  • Name of your CF clinic, physician, and social worker

You will also need digital copies of these files (PDF format):

  • Acceptance or confirmation letter from chosen school
  • Recent high school or college transcript
  • Confirmation of CF diagnosis by clinic or hospital on official letterhead
  • Recent photo of yourself (JPG or PNG format)


Step Two: Essay or Video

Share your experiences and feelings about the following question:

In 300 words or less share a specific situation or experience that happened to you this past year because of Covid and explain how it affected you and those close to you because of your CF.

Your answer can be a written essay (PDF format, 300 words max.) or a video hosted on YouTube or other video site. The video must be under 3 minutes and must also answer the above question. We will ONLY consider fully completed applications and ONLY applications with essays under 300 words or videos no longer than 3 minutes.

Step Three: Apply

Once you have your materials, click the button to begin the application. The application must be completed in a single visit. If you close your browser window before submitting your application, you will need to begin again.

Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 30, 2021 at midnight. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements as shown below.


Applicants to The Bonnell Foundation: Living with Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Program must:

  • Be enrolled as an undergrad at a college or university in the U.S. or abroad
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Complete all of the required information on the application
  • Complete the upload of the required materials including (PDF format except where noted):
    • Choice of essay or video
    • College/university acceptance letter
    • Most recent transcript with cumulative GPA
    • CF diagnosis letter
    • Recent photo of yourself (JPG or PNG format)

If selected as a recipient, the applicant will receive up to USD $2,500 in scholarship dollars. Applicants can apply as often as they like but will only be awarded education scholarships twice (consecutive years or otherwise) during their undergrad years.