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American Academy of Physician Assistants in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAPA-AAI) - No further details provided on their website, at least not for non-members.

American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants (AASPA) - Susan and Tom Lusty Memorial Scholarship - At least one (1) $1,000 award granted each year. PA students who are in didactic or clinical year are eligible.

Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology (APAO) - One (1) $2,500 award granted to a student in their clinical year.

Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS) - Susan Lindahl Memorial Scholarship. Two (2) $5,000 awards granted to students in their clinical year.

Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics (SPAP) - One (1) $500 award to a student in their didactic or clinical year.

Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA) - Paul S. Robinson Award - At least one (1) $3,000 award to a student in their clinical year.

The Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (SPAO-HNS) - Number and amount of awards granted based on donations for a given year.


National Health Service Corps - Scholarship includes full tuition + monthly stipend in exchange for working in a designated medically underserved area after graduation. You are eligible to apply after acceptance to a PA program.

Veterans Affairs Scholarship - Scholarship includes full tuition, an annual book stipend, and a monthly living stipend in exchange for working at an underserved VA for a length of service that matches the length of your scholarship. You are eligible to apply after acceptance to a PA program, and you may also apply during your PA program. Preference is given to those with less education remaining, so you may be more likely to get the scholarship if you only have one year of PA school remaining.

Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program  (HPSP) - Scholarship includes full tuition, monthly stipend, all educational fees paid, reimbursement of books/supplies. In exchange, you serve as active duty for each year of your scholarship (2 years of scholarship = 2 years of active duty).

Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) - Same deal as the Navy.


Alaska Academy of Physician Assistants (AKAPA) - At least one (1) scholarship of not less than $500. The number of scholarships and amount of awards may increase based upon the number of applicants and scholarship funds for the year.

The Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants (ASAPA) - One (1) $500 scholarship is awarded to a student from each of the three PA programs in Arizona.

California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) - Scholarships and, apparently, information about the scholarship are only available to members.

Colorado Academy of PAs (CAPA) - Only members are privy to additional info.

Georgia Association of Physician Assistants (GAPA) - Two (2) awards of $1,000 each are granted to students who have completed 2 semesters of the didactic.

Iowa Physician Assistant Society (IPAS) - Four (4) awards of $1,000 each for students enrolled in an in-state PA program.

The Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA) - One (1) award of $1,000 for a student in their clinical year.

Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA) - Awards may be granted to multiple recipients during their clinical year, amount is a mystery.

Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA) - In prior years, $4,500/year has been granted, but it’s unclear how many students that represents. Unique in that it’s available exclusively to first year PA students (with award paid in the spring).

New Hampshire Society of Physician Assistants (NHSPA) - Awards of $500 to an individual first-year students at each PA program in the state. (Currently, this means two awards.)

New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants (NMAPA) - Up to two (2) awards of $500 for students in their clinical year at the UNM PA program.

New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) - Six (6) awards, unknown amount, available to students in their didactic or clinical year.

North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) - Number of awards varies, $500 each, available to students in their didactic or clinical year.

Ohio Association of Physician Assistants (OAPA):

OAPA offers three different scholarships, totaling 5 awards.
General scholarship - three (3) $500 awards for first or second year PA students.  
Diversity Scholarship - one (1) $500 award for a candidate who embodies the principles of diversity.
Past Presidents Leadership Scholarship - one (1), $500 award for candidate who demonstrates leadership.

Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont (PAAV)- One award, unpublished amount.

Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) - Three (3) awards of $2,000 each, available to first or second year PA students through an essay contest. Additionally, PSPA provides students an opportunity to participate in the Thomas J. Lemley Award for Health Disparities Competition, with a first place award of $1,500 and a second place award of $1,000.

Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA) - Two scholarships available (one for students with military experience). The number of awards and award amounts were not listed.

Washington Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA) - Three scholarships available (one for military veterans). The number of total awards and award amounts were not listed.

Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA) - Five (5) awards ranging from $500-1000 are available, with eligibility based on the phase of an applicant’s PA education.

Wyoming Association of Physician Assistants (WAPA) - Two (2) $1,000 awards granted. Applicants eligible upon acceptance to a PA program.


PA Foundation Scholarship – minimum of ten (10) $1,000 awards.


AAPA Past Presidents Scholarship – two (2) $1,000 awards - Awarded to students who demonstrate service leadership through their PA program or a community health organization/project.


NCCPA Endowed Scholarship – three (3) $2,000 awards. Awarded to underrepresented minority students and/or those who are economically and/or educationally disadvantaged.
 
Ron Pace Memorial Scholarship – one (1) $1,000 award. Awarded to a Florida-based student who is a veteran or the child/dependent of a veteran. Named in memory of Ron Pace, a Florida Academy of Physician Assistants past president and AAPA Outstanding PA of the Year Award recipient, who served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years.

Timi Agar Barwick Scholarship for Humanism in Medicine – one (1) $1,000 award. Awarded to underrepresented minority students and/or those who are economically and/or educationally disadvantaged.




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