Iowa Physician Assistant Society Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 4
Award Deadline: Sep 5, 2024

The IPAS Annual Scholarships are awarded to deserving students presently enrolled in an approved in-state Physician Assistant Program. Students shall receive scholarships based on certain selection criteria.

The following criteria are used to evaluate each applicant's package. A total point system is used to award the five scholarships after the applications have been reviewed by the Scholarship Committee.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an approved in-state Physician Assistant Program.
  • Applicants must have achieved an outstanding academic record as an undergraduate.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership capacity, a thorough understanding of the Physician Assistant concept, and show overall professionalism.

Student applications must include the following:

  • Completed scholarship application
  • Photocopy of official transcript(s) from his or her previous college/university.
  • A one-page narrative adding anything the student feels will aid the committee's decision.

Applications are evaluated according to the following categories.

Leadership

  • Demonstrated in school, community activities
  • Demonstrated in prior medical experience, training, community activities

Academic Achievement

  • Transcripts, GPA, previous degrees

Understanding of the PA Concept

  • Drive, motivation, dedication to enter profession
  • Dedication, involvement in student, civic and professional organizations

The IPAS Annual Scholarships are awarded to deserving students presently enrolled in an approved in-state Physician Assistant Program. Recipients shall receive $1,000 scholarships based on certain selection criteria.

The following criteria are used to evaluate each applicant's package. A total point system is used to award the three scholarships after the applications have been reviewed by the Scholarship Committee.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an approved in-state Physician Assistant Program.
  • Applicants must have achieved an outstanding academic record as an undergraduate.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership capacity, a thorough understanding of the Physician Assistant concept, and show overall professionalism.
  • Student recipients of IPAS' Annual Scholarship can use the funds received in ways deemed most suitable to them.

Student applications must include the following:

  • Completed scholarship application
  • Photocopy of official transcript(s) from his or her previous college/university.
  • A one-page narrative adding anything the student feels will aid the committee's decision.

Applications are evaluated according to the following:

Leadership 20 pt. Maximum

Demonstrated in school, community activities

Professionalism 20 pt. Maximum

Demonstrated in prior medical experience, training, community activities

Academic Achievement 20 pt. Maximum

Transcripts, GPA, previous degrees

Understanding of the PA Concept 20 pt. Maximum

Drive, motivation, dedication to enter profession

Involvement 15 pt. Maximum

Dedication, involvement in student, civic and professional organizations

Other – Intangibles 5 pt. Maximum

Total Maximum Per Applicant Package 100 Points

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