Jamie Bax Memorial Scholarship

May 1, 2025
Awards Available: 3

Scholarship Description

The Jamie Bax Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually. (The number and amount of the scholarships available will be dependent on annual funding.) The scholarships awarded are to be used to assist in covering tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc. when going to a college, university, or trade school while having Cystic Fibrosis.


  • Applicants must have Cystic Fibrosis. You must submit a confirmation of your CF diagnosis. It must be on the doctor’s letterhead stationery and signed by your doctor or other medical professional in their office.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Examples of acceptable documentation include an official birth certificate issued by a U.S. state, a U.S. government-issued certified birth certificate, a valid, unexpired U.S. passport, or a U.S. certificate of birth abroad.
  • Applicants must be a resident of the Central United States. You must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, or Wisconsin.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited junior college, college, university, or trade school. You must submit proof of admission, acceptance, or enrollment. (Incoming college freshmen must supply an official high school transcript and a copy of their acceptance letter or confirmation of enrollment from their college, university, or trade school. Current college or university students must supply an official transcript and confirmation of enrollment from their college, university, or trade school.)
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.70 on a 4.00 scale and must be in good academic standing and not currently on academic warning or probation.
  • Applicants must submit a recent photo, in JPG format, of themselves for identification purposes.


Applicants are to write an essay telling us about yourself:

  • What are your future goals and aspirations?
  • What are your educational goals?
  • How has your medical condition and treatments affected your life?
  • How you have accomplished something despite your Cystic Fibrosis? Something where CF should have or could have been the obstacle to your success.
  • How continuing your education will benefit your future?
  • Please provide any additional information you may want the committee to consider in evaluating your application.

No award will be paid to the recipient.All awards will be paid directly to the college, university, or trade school of choice. There is no limit on the number of years a person may apply, but the scholarships must be applied for on an annual basis to be considered. An individual can only be awarded a maximum of four scholarships. No special consideration will be given to previous recipients.

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