2024 PA Foundation Scholarship Recipients

PA Foundation scholarships support PA students who demonstrate a passion for the profession and healthcare-related community service. Since the program’s inception, the PA Foundation has awarded more than $2.3 million in scholarships to over 1,500 PA students.

Congratulations to the following 44 PA students awarded scholarships through the 2024 application cycle.

AAPA Past Presidents Scholarship
Kayla Nedved – Creighton University-Omaha
Mary Peters – Radford University
Laura Hassan – University of Maryland Eastern Shore

AAPA Rural Health Caucus Scholarship/Ron Nelson Memorial Scholarship
Heather Schaefer – University of Wisconsin-Madison (AAPA Rural Health Caucus)
Sabrina Denton – Duke University (Ron Nelson Memorial)

Joyce Nichols Memorial Scholarship
Nkiruka Anudokem – Touro University California
Gifty Addison – Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Chloe Deavens – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Mallory Pitchford – Meharry Medical College
Maurice Paylor II – Meharry Medical College

NCCPA Endowed Scholarship
Thi Tran – University of Nevada-Reno
Ginikachukwu Mgbenka – University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Alexis Newton – USC – Keck School of Medicine

PA Foundation Scholarship
Alexandra Lewis – Campbell University
Melissa Nora – Stony Brook University
Tess Harnett – Cedarville University
Davis Roe – Yale PA Program
Madeleine Kennedy – University of North Dakota
Emily Oe – Idaho State University
Kimber Chadwick – Yale PA Online
Jessica Palady – Frostburg State University
Alexandria Ficarro – Wake Forest University
Meredith Green – Eastern Michigan University
Zachary Kenna – Lake Erie College
Enoch Koo – University of Charleston
Terah Barnes – University of Colorado Child Health Associate/PA Program
Taylor McNair – University of Colorado Child Health Associate/PA Program
Katie Schluederberg – James Madison University
Madison Lavoie – South College-Nashville
Jade Hodge – Meharry Medical College
Anna Jachimowicz – Michigan State University
Anni Ibberson – Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

PA Moms Advocacy and Leadership Scholarship
Kloe Thomas – University of Iowa
Aubrey Day – University of the Cumberlands
Lauren Ahern – Weill Cornell

Ron Pace Memorial Scholarship
Grace Goehring – University of Tampa
Katelyn Cory – University of Florida

Ruth Ballweg Memorial Scholarship
Neyelin Figueroa Camacho – Miami Dade College

Timi Agar Barwick Scholarship for Humanism in Medicine
Yasaman Sanandaj – USC – Keck School of Medicine

William H. Marquardt Community Health Access Scholarship
Audrey Roberts – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Katherine Dixon – Duke University
Samarth Saini – College of Saint Mary
Alexiah Spence – Ursuline College

Women in Philanthropy Scholarship
Gabrielle Schmale – Campbell University