PA Scholarships and Awards
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The Charles and Dr. Diane D. Abercrombie Scholarship was established in April 2015 by Charles and Dr. Diane D. Abercrombie. The purpose of this physician assistant scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students majoring in Physician Assistant Studies within the College of Allied Health Professions. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, should demonstrate financial need, exemplary record of community service to under served communities, exemplary professional demeanor, and committed mission of serving the under served. Preferences given to students from economically or educationally disadvantaged or comes from a rural and/or medically under served community or meets criteria or meets underrepresented minority status.
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The Parker Family Physician Assistant Studies Endowed Scholarship is awarded every fall semester to a matriculated student in the amount of $1,400. All students are considered for this physician assistant scholarship, and no applications are required.
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The USA Physician Assistant Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 by the USA Department of Physician Assistant Studies to provide an annual physician assistant scholarship to an outstanding second year graduate student enrolled in the Physician Assistant program. Student should exhibit high work ethic and professionalism, demonstrate participation in community and professional activities, and have financial need.
The Health Services Collegiate Program (HSCP) is a scholarship program designed to provide financial incentives for students in designated health care professions to complete degree/certification requirements and obtain a commission in the Medical Corps (MC), Dental Corps (DC), or Medical Service Corps (MSC).
To apply for the Navy’s HSCP Program or to receive additional information, contact:
HMC Armando T. Montoy
Navy Medical Officer Program Specialist
Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and
are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce in education,
health and medical sciences, or social sciences. Primary consideration is given to
women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional
Award: $2,000 - $20,000
Application cycle: August 1 – November 15
Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology – APAO
Student Scholarship for applicants interested in an oncology specialty. A $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually in May at the AAPA National Annual Conference.
A national program that helps pay for education loans in exchange or a year of service in designated areas across the United States.
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions
A Scholarship of Excellence Award awarded to outstanding allied health students in the amount of $1,000.
Indian Health Service – Health Professions Scholarship
Open to all qualified students of American Indian or Alaskan Native origin. Covers tuition; required fees, books, equipment, and other educational expenses.
National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program
Visit the website for information, or contact them at (800) 221-9393.
Thomas Hospital Auxiliary’s Health Career Scholarship Program
Contact Chairperson Rusty Downey or the auxiliary office at (251) 279-1686. Each spring the Thomas Hospital Auxiliary offers health career scholarships to Baldwin County residents pursuing degrees in healthcare. Graduate students are eligible for this scholarship after they have completed their undergraduate studies and been accepted into a health career program.
Each year the makers of TYLENOL® award annual scholarships to well deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare.