The PA Program awards the following scholarships:
The Dean’s Scholarship of $2500 to didactic-year students achieving the highest didactic year grade point averages;
The Dean’s Award is given at Convocation to the class valedictorian;
The President’s Award is given at Convocation in recognition of outstanding service, academic and clinical achievement;
The Program Director’s Award is awarded to a student in recognition of scholastic achievement;
The Catherine Margaret Parkhurst Memorial Scholarship is to assist a student who demonstrates compassion and sensitivity;
The Carolyn Parkhurst Rosser Award is to a student who demonstrates strength of moral and ethical character.
The Vernon A & Virginia M. Culver Memorial Scholarship of $500 to a student for excellence in research analysis.
The Marc and Mildred Rice Memorial Award for Excellence in Pediatrics for $100 awarded to a student whose 300-500 word essay on “What A Child Taught Me” is chosen as the most meaningful. Anonymously awarded. Essays judged by the donor.
The Jules Ross Award is a memorial honoring one of the Program’s first and finest faculty members; it is given to a student who demonstrates enthusiasm and excellence in community service.
The PA Program Scholarship Endowment Fund was established to provide scholarships to students in the PA Program. The endowment funds scholarships to PA students. Core faculty will consider essays of application from PA students who nominate themselves or classmates for these scholarships. This award is based upon compelling financial need. It is presently $1,000 per year which may be divided among more than one student.