Scholarships are funded through contributions from private donors, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, campus organizations, and corporations. It is the student’s responsibility to seek out that information using this link: http://www.barry.edu/scholarships/
Dean’s Scholarships for Physician Assistant Students
The Dean’s Scholarships for Physician Assistant Students was established to provide scholarships to students who demonstrate academic excellence upon completion of their first didactic curriculum. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be in outstanding academic standing
- Have completed at least 58 credit hours
Physician Assistant Scholarship
The Physician Assistant Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to students with compelling needs enrolled in the Physician Assistant Program. One scholarship per year will be given per campus (Miami Shores, St. Croix, and St. Petersburg) and is offered to students who have completed their first year of study. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Please submit an essay (up to 500 words) explaining why you feel there is a compelling need to receive this scholarship.
- Have completed 58 credit hours
- At which Barry location do you attend class?
Physician Assistant Program Leadership Scholarship
The Physician Assistant Program Leadership Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to student leaders of the Barry University Physician Assistant Student Association (“BUPASA”).
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Must be enrolled in the Physician Assistant Program
- Be an elected student officer (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary or Historian) of BUPASA.
The P.A. Program awards the following awards:
- The Dean’s Award is given at Commencement to the class valedictorian.
- The President’s Award is given at Commencement 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 Award to honor a student who demonstrates compassion and sensitivity.
- The Carolyn Parkhurst Rosser Award to a student who demonstrates strength of moral and ethical character.
- 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 Vernon A. & Virginia M. Culver Memorial Award is given to a student who has demonstrated excellence in research analysis through the Literature Review Paper and performance in Research in Community Health.
- The Goldie Fien Memorial Award is given to the Physician Assistant student who demonstrates excellence in Physical Diagnosis and has the qualities of compassion and caring that a P.A. should have.