2016 PA Foundation Scholarship Recipients

2016-scholarship-recipients-collage_jpgPA 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 $2.25 million in scholarships to over 1,400 PA students.

During the 2016 application cycle, 230 scholarship applications were submitted to the PA Foundation. Recipients were selected based on their understanding of the PA role, what they expect to accomplish as a PA, and relevant volunteer/community service activities.

Congratulations to the following 16 PA students who were awarded scholarships during this application cycle.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Endowed Scholarship
Taylor Simmons – Mississippi College
Ashlyn Rude – University of Texas Medical Branch
Andrew Brown – University of Utah

NCCPA Endowed Scholarship
Randalyn Maya – Bethel University
Amber Williamson – Medical University of South Carolina
Daria Evans – University of California Davis

PA Foundation Scholarship
Robert Blaisdell – Nova Southeastern University
Rhonda Williams – Shenandoah University
Janel Ojeda – University of California Davis
Michael Ono – Quinnipiac University

AAPA Past Presidents Scholarship
Gwendolyn Jackson – University of Washington MEDEX Seattle

AAPA Rural Health Caucus Scholarship/Ron Nelson Memorial Scholarship
Daniel Mullin – University of South Dakota
Dustin Hurter – University of Washington MEDEX Northwest
Nilufer Rustomji – Duke University
Alisha Atherly – George Washington University

Ron Pace Memorial Scholarship
Samantha D’Andrea – South University Tampa