Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistances

Student Scholarship Program

KAPA is excited to begin a new Student Scholarship Program in 2023. In the inaugural year the award will be $545.00. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 1, 2023.

Award Criteria: The KAPA Student Scholarship will be awarded to a current PA Student who best exemplifies characteristics of a PA by displaying compassionate, ethical, and competent team-based care.  The student must also portray professionalism and inclusion while being a leader and advocate for the profession.

Award Eligibility:

  1. Student must be within 12 months of graduation from a PA Program AND be a KAPA member
  2. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater
  3. Student must be in involved in service both to the community and the profession

Required documents to apply:

  1. A current/updated CV
  2. Letters of recommendation from a multidisciplinary team:
    1. A current faculty member (must verify GPA and graduation date in letter)
    2. PA
    3. MD/DO or NP
Applicants response required:
  1. Describe how you best exemplify the characteristics of a PA to include compassionate, ethical, and competent team-based care.
  2. Explain how you display leadership and service both to your community and the profession.
  3. Tell how you portray professionalism both in and out of the classroom while promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.