Scholarships and Awards

2019 OAPA Student Scholarships

Three General scholarships, one Diversity scholarship, and one Past Presidents Leadership scholarship will be awarded at this year's Annual Conference in October. You must be a member of OAPA and AAPA for a minimum of 3 months to be eligible to apply. 

Application deadline for the 2019 General and Leadership scholarships is September 20th, 2019. Deadline for the Diversity scholarship is October 1st, 2019.  Award winners will be announced at this year's Annual Fall Conference.

Program Director Attestation Previous Scholarship Recipients

General Scholarship


The General Scholarship is awarded to students who submit applications outlining why they chose the PA profession, what their future plans are as a PA and what interests and activities they have outside the classroom.

General Scholarship Application

 

Past Presidents Leadership Scholarship


The Past Presidents Leadership Scholarship is awarded by the OAPA Past Presidents Council. Applicants possess the characteristics of what the Council envisions in a future leader within the profession and have vision and a high degree of faith and confidence in themselves to attain these visions. They are to become the spokesperson of the profession. They are self-motivated and able to communicate to their peers their expectations.

Past Presidents Leadership Scholarship Application

 

Diversity Scholarship


The Diversity Scholarship is awarded by the OAPA Diversity Committee. Diversity in healthcare is becoming increasingly recognized an essential component of delivering quality, patient centered care. A personalized approach to patient care encounters can significantly improve health outcomes aided by recognizing the diverse qualities of medical providers and the individuals they care for.  The Diversity Scholarships are in response to these goals.

Diversity Scholarship Application

  


2018 Scholarship Recipients

OAPA awarded five student scholarships at the 2018 Annual Conference. Congratulations to the following recipients!

General Scholarship recipients:

  • Meredith Anderson - University of Findlay
  • William Morris - Case Western Reserve University
  • Lillian Smith - University of Kettering

Past President Leadership Scholarship recipient:

  • Heather Townsend - University of Dayton

Diversity Scholarship recipient:

  • Daniel Nguyen - Ohio University

 


2017 Scholarship Recipients

OAPA awarded five student scholarships at the 2017 Annual Conference. Congratulations to the following recipients!

General Scholarship recipients:

  • Kaitlin Evans – Kettering University
  • Mitchell Haines – University of Toledo
  • Alexa Niermeyer – Ohio University

Past President Leadership Scholarship recipient:

  • Mitchell Haines – University of Toledo

Diversity Scholarship recipient:

  • Karen Green – University of Dayton