College Scholarships for Physician Assistant Majors

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June 30, September 30, December 31, March 31
Amount
$2,500
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$500
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  • Renewable
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  • Offered by
    American Medical Technologists
    10700 W. Higgins Road
    Rosemont, IL 60018
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school graduates or current seniors planning to attend an accredited institution to pursue an American Medical Technologists-certified career, which includes medical laboratory technology, medical assisting, dental assisting, phlebotomy and office laboratory technician.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,000-$6,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Black Nurses Association
    8630 Fenton Street
    Suite 330
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African Americans currently enrolled in a nursing program and be in good academic standing, be members of the NBNA, be members of a local chapter and have at least a full year of school remaining. Applicants must submit with their application an essay, references, an official transcript and evidence of participation in student nurse activities and involvement in the African American community.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$3,000-$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Oncology Nursing Society
    ONS Foundation
    125 Enterprise Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants who are registered nurses must have a current license to practice as an RN, have more than a high school diploma and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program in a school of nursing recognized by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Applicants who are not registered nurses must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program in a school of nursing recognized by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Non-RN applicants must be in the nursing component of the program and must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing. At least one Bachelor Scholarship is available to a non-RN applicant living in Ohio and West Virginia. There is a $5 application fee.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    CampusRN
    2464 Massachusetts Avenue
    Suite 210
    Cambridge, MA 02140
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nursing students at schools that have registered in the scholarship program by linking to the CampusRN website. An essay is required. Finalists may be asked to submit awards, letters of recommendation and other materials upon selection. One award is given for each of the six geographical regions.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$750
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have an amateur radio license of Technician Class or higher. Preference will be given to applicants with Morse Code proficiency and those studying health and healing arts.
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
    Committee Services Office
    Attn.: Scholarships
    1776 D Street NW
    Washington, DC 20006-5303
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and attend an accredited school of nursing. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, no affiliation with DAR is necessary.
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Deadline
February 28
Amount
$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
    1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants do not need to be African American. Students must attend school or reside in a district represented by a Congressional Black Caucus member. Students must have at least a 2.75 GPA, and they must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.
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Deadline
February 20
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
March 5
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    United Methodist Church
    Office of Loans and Scholarships
    P.O. Box 340007
    Nashville, TN 37203-0007
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have been active members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. They must be majoring in education, social work, medicine or other health fields. Students may be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. They must have at least a B+ average.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association on American Indian Affairs
    Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
    966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be American Indians who are studying full-time in public health or science programs. They must be full-time students and must not be enrolled in a technical or trade program or seminary. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
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Deadline
June 2
Amount
$1,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Association on American Indian Affairs
    Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
    966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students from the continental U.S. or Alaska.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$200-$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    454 Broadway
    Suite 200
    Revere, MA 02151
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be permanent residents of Massachusetts, demonstrate financial need, maintain satisfactory academic progress and attend an eligible Massachusetts institution. Applicants must not have earned a bachelor's or professional degree, nor a first diploma from a hospital or professional nursing program.
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    No
  • Offered by
    United States Public Health Service
    Health Resources and Services Administration
    5600 Fishers Lane
    Rockville, MD 20857
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students, be from a disadvantaged background, demonstrate financial need and be studying in a health field, including medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and others. They must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. All other criteria are set by individual schools.
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Deadline
September 5
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Iowa Physician Assistant Society
    525 SW 5th Street
    Suite A
    Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an approved Physician Assistant (PA) degree program at a postsecondary institution located in Iowa. They must have had an outstanding undergraduate academic record, strong leadership skills and a well-developed knowledge of the role of the professional physician assistant. Selection is based on academic merit, demonstrated leadership ability, commitment to the field of physician assisting, extracurricular activities and professional awareness.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania
    101 North Front Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduates who are majoring in nursing or physician assisting at an Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) member school. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must have proven leadership skills. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
August 1
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Michigan Physician Assistant Foundation
    759 Grand Marais
    Grosse Pointe Park, PA 48230
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in the final year of clinical study in a physician assistant degree program at a school located in Michigan. They must be involved in community service or professional activities and be outstanding academically or demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on professional involvement, community service, academic merit and financial need.
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Deadline
July 30
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
    P.O. Box 128
    Greensburg, PA 15601
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current students in good standing who are enrolled in an accredited physician assistant program in the state of Pennsylvania. They must be current Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) members who demonstrate outstanding leadership and participation in their schools and communities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
June 11
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    New York Society of Physician Assistants
    251 New Karner Road
    Suite 10A
    Albany, NY 12205
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be NYSSPA members who are currently enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant degree program in the state of New York. They must be in the professional phase of their degree program. Previous NYSSPA Scholarship winners, NYSSPA board members and NYSSPA committee chairs are ineligible. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and professional activities.
  • Description
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Deadline
May 7
Amount
Full tuition and fees plus stipend
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Health Service Corps
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    200 Independence Avenue SW
    Washington, DC 20201
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into allopathic or osteopathic medical schools, family nurse practitioner programs, nurse-midwifery programs, physician assistant programs or dental school. Upon completion of training, scholars must choose practice sites in federally designated health professional shortage areas for one year for each year of support received.
  • Description
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Deadline
Prior to the beginning of the funded semester
Amount
Up to full tuition
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maryland residents, and they must be enrolled full-time or part-time at a Maryland school as graduate nursing students. Full-time students must agree to complete their graduate program within two years. All students must agree to work in the nursing faculty of a Maryland college within six months of graduation.
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Deadline
May 31
Amount
Up to full tuition
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Illinois Department of Public Health
    535 W. Jefferson Street
    Springfield, IL 62761
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois residents, having lived in the state for one year prior to applying and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an approved nursing program and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship recipients must agree to work as a nurse in Illinois after graduation.
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Deadline
February 20
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Varies
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Deadline
August 22
Amount
Up to $20,000
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February 20
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
    401 West 15th Street
    Austin, TX 78701
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be student members of the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA). They must be enrolled in an accredited physician assistant (PA) program in Texas. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, extracurricular activities and recommendation letter.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants cannot be residents of the state of Maryland, but they must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year undergraduate nursing program in Maryland. Students must agree to work full-time at a Maryland hospital after graduation, for a period of four years for full-time students and two years for part-time students.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and be planning to attend a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Description
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Deadline
July 1
Amount
Up to $19,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Maryland postsecondary school. Dependent students must have parents who also live in Maryland. Eligible majors are chosen to address current state or regional needs and usually include the following: child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and public service. Students must agree to begin working within that employment field within one year of graduation at a rate of one year for every year that the scholarship was granted.
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