2017 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 close to $2.3 million in scholarships to over 1,400 PA students.

During the 2017 application cycle, 368 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 18 PA students who were awarded scholarships during this application cycle.

AAPA Past Presidents Scholarship
Diana Ramirez – LeMoyne College

AAPA Rural Health Caucus Scholarship/Ron Nelson Memorial Scholarship
Carter Kenny – University of the Cumberlands
Joe South – Keiser University
Song Kang – Southern Illinois University

NCCPA Endowed Scholarship
Farihah Khan – Florida International University
Nicole Perez – Case Western Reserve University

PA Foundation Scholarship
Victoria James – University of Alabama at Birmingham
Jennifer Knutson – Medical University of South Carolina
Jacob Miller – East Carolina University
Gabrielle Neri-Mynatt – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jared Newman – Loma Linda University
Victoria Robertson – Mercer University
Haley Rose – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Tahia Syeda – New York Institute of Technology
Jie Zhuang – University of Southern California

Ron Pace Memorial Scholarship
William Hoeksema – Nova Southeastern University-Orlando
Emily Humphrey – Barry University

Timi Agar Barwick Scholarship for Humanism in Medicine
Jamie Shelstad – Bethel University