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PALH Scholarship Reminder Deadline is June 30th!

Posted 29 days ago by Paola Gonzalez

PALH Scholarship & Grant Criteria


Deadline for Scholarship Application: 2022 Cycle Submissions open March 1st. Deadline June 30th at 11:59 EST.

The Physician Associates (Asociado Médicos) for Latino Health (PALH), a caucus of the AAPA, offers scholarship grants to currently enrolled PA students.

To apply for our grants/scholarships, please print or submit electronically the application below. (If you are not a member of PALH, you may submit your membership application and dues payment with your scholarship package.)

Scholarships:

Amounts and number of scholarships may vary.

This is a fairly easy process for those PA students enrolled in an accredited PA Program who show an honest commitment to serving Latino communities.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Leadership in the Latino community or interest in Latino health issues (applicant does not need to be of Latino descent to apply for a scholarship)
  • A student in good standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (Unofficial transcripts to be sent with the application), currently enrolled in a PA program.
  • Letter of recommendation from an instructor or preceptor
  • Statement of purpose as to why the student should be considered for a grant /scholarship and financial need.
  • Current picture
  • Membership and active involvement in PALH and SAAPA
PALH (click here to apply for student membership)
    AAPA/SAAPA (click here to be directed to AAPA's student membership page)

    To Apply:

    APPLY ONLINE AND THEN SUBMIT VIA MAIL OR EMAIL THE DOCUMENTS BELOW IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO UPLOAD THEM: Scholarship/Grant Application Link

    • Attach current picture of yourself
    • Copy of transcript
    • Letter of recommendation
    • Copy of your PALH Membership Card

    IF APPLYING WITH PAPER APPLICATION:

    • Download and print the application (if done by paper) -   PALH SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
    • Attach current picture of yourself
    • Copy of transcript
    • Letter of recommendation
    • Copy of your PALH Membership Card
    Please email or mail all applications to:
    CRISTINA LOPEZ, PA-C
    PALH SCHOLARSHIP CHAIR
    2640 Jensen Ave

    Sanger, CA 93657
    559-779-4370

    FOR QUESTIONS ONLY CONTACT:
    Maryann Ramos, MPH, PA-C HP

    203-561-9050
    maryannramos2@verizon.net