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The WAPA Foundation Scholarship Program provides assistance to PAs, PA students and others who are committed to improving health, education, outreach and furthering the PA profession.

Up to five scholarship awards are available each year. Please see below for a brief description of each opportunity as well as a link to the corresponding applications. Applications are due each year by August 31st


S
cholarship recipients are recognized at the WAPA Foundation Annual Awards Banquet in the fall. View past scholarship award recipients.

 


SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

 

Ben Lawton, MD Advancing Careers Award

A $500 scholarship is available each year for a PA who is a WAPA member and who has made demonstrated steps toward advancing his or her career as a physician assistant. Download application.


Future Wisconsin PA Award

A $500 scholarship is available each year for a child of a WAPA member who is pursuing a degree in Wisconsin toward becoming a Physician Assistant. Download application

 

Paul S. Robinson Leadership Award

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a PA student in his/her final year of school, who demonstrates outstanding leadership. Download application.

 

Norine Friell Service Award

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded a PA student in his/her final year of school, who demonstrates exemplary service to the community. Download application

 

Robert T. Cooney, MD Scholarship

The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a recent graduate of one of Wisconsin's PA Programs who is committed to practicing family medicine in a small town or rural setting. Download application.