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Health Professional Scholarship Program

The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to individuals pursuing a program of study, leading to a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. This program will help alleviate the health care workforce shortages in VA by obligating scholarship recipients to complete a minimum of 2-year service obligation at a VA health care facility after graduation and licensure/certification.

  • All applicants must be 2nd year PA students.
  • Students unconditionally accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a program of study leading to a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale in your current program of study. Provide unofficial transcripts to your application that support your response.