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Take some time to exhaust your private scholarship possibilities. Who knows? Maybe your church or community organizations have funds available for students. Every little bit helps!

Here are a few resources we've compiled to get you started.

Scholarships for Nurse-Midwifery Students

Scholarships for Physician Assistant Students

  • AAPA Veterans Caucus
    Scholarships intended for veterans or active members of the Guard or Reserves of the Uniform Services. Some scholarships also available to sons, daughters, or spouses of a past or present veteran.
  • AAPA's constituent chapters often award scholarships to PA students. Constituent chapters include state chapters, Federal service chapters, specialty organizations, special interest groups, and caucuses.
    • State chapters offer scholarships to PA students who reside or attend school in that state. Be sure to check out the state chapter from the state in which you reside and MAPA.
    • An example of a specialty organization that offers scholarships is the society of Emergency Medicine PA's. If you are interested in a speciality practive, look on AAPA's page for specialty organizations.
  • PA Foundation - Student Scholarships
  • Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology APAO Scholarship. PA students interested in a career in the field of hematology/oncology. Must be an AAPA member. $2,000-$2,500.
  • Association of Prevention Teaching & Research
    Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. Scholarships are awarded to students to attend a leadership symposium in Washington, D.C., and conduct a community-based health education project at their institution.
  • Minnesota State Loan Repayment program (SLRP)
  • MN Academy of Physician Assistants
    MAPA First-year PA Student Scholarship. Must be an MAPA member in the first year of a PA Program. Up to $4,500. Deadline: early March.
  • Physician Assistants for Orthopaedic Surgery
    Susan Lindahl Memorial Scholarship. PA students with interest in pursuing career in orthopedics. This award has grown over the past 15 years, and funds permitting, will continue to award two (2) $5,000 scholarships each year.
  • Physician Assistant Scholarships
  • The Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
    SPAO-HNS Scholarship. PA students with sincere interest in a career in ENT. The number of scholarships and their monetary reward will depend on available funds and will vary from year to year. $500 per year in didactic or clinical year. Deadline: May 1.
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services National Health Service Corps
    NHSC Scholarship Program. Awards scholarships to students pursuing careers in primary care. Students must commit to serving for 2-4 years upon completion of training. The NHSC also offers a Loan Repayment Program that provides medical providers the opportunity to have their student loans repaid while serving in communities with limited access to care.

Organizations and Foundations That Offer Scholarships for Graduate Students

Scholarships for Students of Color

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