2019 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 1,400 PA students.

Nearly 650 PA students submitted applications for the 2019 scholarship cycle. 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 27 PA students who were awarded scholarships during this application cycle.

AAPA Past Presidents Scholarship
Laura Garcia – Chapman University
Dylan Menefee – University of Evansville

AAPA Rural Health Caucus Scholarship/Ron Nelson Memorial Scholarship*
Torsten Durkan – Dominican University of California
Claire Adamski – St. Catherine University
Conor Cahalan – Emory University*

NCCPA Endowed Scholarship
Carmen Caro – Mercy College
Stephanie Cyphers – Case Western Reserve University
Kate O’Brien – California State University, Monterey Bay

PA Foundation Scholarship
Meghan Burns – Yale University
Daniel Mulcahy – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Brett Brown – Trevecca Nazarene University
Erin Flanagan – University of St. Francis
Courtney Criswell – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Reem Elazazy – George Washington University
Greta Hoffman – Oregon Health & Science University
Linda Lee – California Baptist University
Katie Lukovich – University of Detroit Mercy
Martin Morano – New York Institute of Technology
Lucas Woodall – Methodist University
Kristina Dauernheim – Seton Hall University
Anthony Marchio – University of Nebraska Medical Center
Anel Tamayo – California State University, Monterey Bay
Jordan Walker – Nova Southeastern University – Orlando

Ron Pace Memorial Scholarship
Paul Stewart – Nova Southeastern University

Timi Agar Barwick Scholarship for Humanism in Medicine
Olivia Ray – Wake Forest University School of Medicine

William H. Marquardt Community Health Access Scholarship
Grace Chang – Oregon Health & Science University
Jacob McAvoy – Pacific University