About the Program

Since 1993, the AbbVie CF Scholarship program has awarded students thriving through cystic fibrosis with over $3.4 million in scholarship funds.

Key dates for 2024 applicants

The 2024 AbbVie CF Scholarship program application period has ended. Check back in August to view profiles of the top 40 scholars and place your vote for this year’s Thriving Undergraduate and Thriving Graduate Students.

Scholarship Timeline: March 7th Application Open. April 18th 11am Application Deadline. August 15th Voting Begins. August 29th 11am Voting Ends. September 26th Winners Announced.


Celebrating exceptional students with cystic fibrosis

Since 1993, over $3.4 million has been awarded to students with CF who demonstrate academic excellence, community involvement, and creativity. Each year, 40 scholars receive $3,000 each, and two of these students (an undergraduate and graduate student) are selected for the Thriving Student Scholarship, winning an extra $22,000 each.

Program rules and eligibility


The AbbVie CF Scholarship (“contest”) is sponsored by AbbVie, and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. AbbVie reserves the right to change, alter, or modify these rules and/or dates at any time without notice. Scholarship funds may be considered non-taxable under applicable federal tax laws. Please direct all questions about tax preparation to your tax advisor. …READ MORE

Questions and additional resources

Review our FAQs for quick answers to common questions. For additional information about the scholarship program or application process, email the program administrator at: info@AbbVieCFScholarship.com