Student Traineeship Award

This program is intended to introduce students to cystic fibrosis research and encourage them to remain engaged in the field.

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Applicants must be bona fide students enrolled in a bachelor's, master's, or a doctoral program (i.e., PhD, MD, MD/PhD) and be interested in receiving additional cystic fibrosis-related research training.

Each applicant must work with a faculty mentor on a research project related to CF. The program provides a funding level of $4,000 to be used for stipend support and/or research costs. The award is paid directly to the awardee institution where the research will be performed.

Policies and Guidelines

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


By December 15 of every year.

Applications must be submitted online on by 5 p.m. ET on December 15.

For More Information

Those who are interested in any funding programs offered by the Cystic Fibrosis 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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