APAO Student Scholarship

Scholarship Information

  • A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded 
  • In the event we are unable to hold an in-person conference this year due to COVID-19, this year's recipient will not receive the award in person

Eligibility Criteria

  • AAPA member (or applicant)
  • PA student in their last year enrolled in a ARC‐PA‐accredited program
  • Clinical phase (completed basic science courses or near completion)
  • Applicant has not previously received a PA foundation or other specialty organization scholarship
  • Applicant has a strong interest in pursuing a career in the oncology field
  • A clinical rotation in an oncology specialty is strongly encouraged but not required
  • Applicant must be graduating from their program between May 1, 2022 and August 31, 2022
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. If your program does not provide a numerical GPA (i.e. PASS/FAIL), the program director/designee must provide an explanation of the grading system

Instructions‐ Please Read Carefully

  • Electronic Application is preferred
  • All Information should be typed
  • Brevity is encouraged, but additional sheets may be included if needed to fully respond to questions
  • Additional unsolicited information that does not pertain directly to the questions in the application will not be forwarded to the selection committee.
  • The application package must include
    • One copy of the application form
    • Two personal statements (500 words or less)
    • One copy of an official or signed unofficial transcript from the PA Program
    • One copy of the Program Director/Designee Reference Form
    • One Letter of Reference from a Healthcare Professional who can attest to the applicant’s interest in oncology
  • ALL MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BEFORE THE APPLICATION DEADLINE!

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2022:  April 30, 2022

Methods for Submission

  • Apply Online
  • Email application to: [email protected]
  • *** Note that the Program Director/Designee Form is submitted separately from the student application. Please follow up with your Director/Designee to ensure that your scholarship application is complete. Program directors must complete the following component of the applications: PA Director Reference Form
  • For questions/additional information, please contact Jessica Eno, PA-C at [email protected] 

The APAO offers free membership to all students.  Scholarship applicants will automatically be registered as an APAO Student Member at no charge.

Congratulations to Chace Carpenter and Kayla Trockman APAO 2022 Student Scholarship Winners!

 

Chace Carpenter

A

 

 

Kayla Trockman

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