Student Loan Repayment Program

This program is intended to offer eligible awardees assistance with student loan payments for educational loans acquired in the pursuit of a graduate-level degree.

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Applicants must be a current recipient with an active Cystic Fibrosis Foundation award for one of the following programs (“Eligible Award”):

The maximum award amount is $14,000 per year for actual student loan debt existing during the award period for the associated eligible award. Applications requesting reimbursement beyond this threshold will be capped at the maximum award amount.

Recipients of the CF Foundation Physician Training and Career Development Program Awards are welcome to apply to the Student Loan Repayment Program once each year (excluding no-cost extensions) the eligible award is active and in good standing with the Foundation in order to offset the costs associated with graduate/medical school loans.

Policies and Guidelines

Please review the 2022 Policies and Guidelines for complete submission information. 


During and up to 120 days after the award period ends for the associated eligible award.

Applications must be submitted online at

For More Information

Those who are interested in any funding programs offered by the CF Foundation can get further information, or discuss the potential relevance of their studies or research by contacting the Grants and Contracts office at

Please Direct Inquiries to:

Grants and Contracts Office
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Avenue
Suite 1100 N
Bethesda, MD 20814

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