GVSU Physician Assistant Studies Scholarships


Grand Valley State University (GVSU) currently has 5 scholarships available to aid in tuition for students in the Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) Program.  For further information about scholarships available through GVSU and external scholarships visit www.gvsu.edu/myscholarships.


Stephanie Urbanawiz Physician Assistant Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in the Physician Assistant Studies Program who are interested in pursuing careers in oncology or primary care.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, be a resident of Michigan, completed 12 credit hours or more in the PAS Program, and currently in the didactic phase of the PAS Program.

Award: Total $1,500 ($750 Distributed in the Fall and Winter semesters)

Deadline: May 1st

Apply at: https://gvsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/9226

Christos and Joan Panopoulos Physician Assistant Studies Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in the Physician Assistant Studies program during their year-long clinical phase.  Applicants must have a cumulative PAS GPA of 3.5 or greater and meet the criteria to progress to the clinical phase of the PAS Program.  Preference will be given to non-traditional students and financial need may be considered via completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  One PAS scholarship is awarded yearly.

Award: Total $1,500 ($750 Distributed in the Fall and Winter semesters)

Deadline: August 1st

Apply at: https://gvsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/9477

Steven and Kathryn ’83 Bandstra Clinical Placement Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with demonstrated financial need determined by the FAFSA, who have clinical placement sites outside of urban areas in Western and Northern Michigan.   Two PAS students will be awarded the scholarship prior to entering the clinical phase of the PAS program.  Recipients of the Steven and Kathryn ’83 Bandstra Health Sciences Scholarship are ineligible. 

Award: Total $2,000 ($1,000 Distributed in the Fall and Winter semesters)

Deadline: August 1st

Apply at: https://gvsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/9980

Steven and Kathryn ’83 Bandstra Health Sciences Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with financial need determined by FAFSA who demonstrate strong character and work towards their profession through community service and extra-curricular activities.  Preference is given to students with interest in senior care. Applicants must be admitted to the PAS program and may apply at any stage of their PAS academic career, including  prior to matriculation in the PAS program. Students may reapply yearly.  Three PAS applicants are awarded the scholarship yearly. 

Award: Total $5,000 ($2,500 Distributed in the Fall and Winter semesters)

Deadline: May 1st

Apply at: https://gvsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/8978

Budden Family Pathway Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families. This scholarship is open to female students in the College of Health Professions or Kirkhof College of Nursing that have a cumulative GPA above a 3.0.  PAS applicants must be admitted to the PAS program and may apply at any stage of their PAS academic career, including prior to matriculation in the PAS program.  Students may reapply yearly.  One scholarship is awarded yearly.  

Award: Total $2,250 ($1,125 Distributed in the Fall and Winter Semesters)

Deadline: March 1st

Apply at: https://gvsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/6577


GVSU PAS Scholarship Application Deadline Reference

After Acceptance into PAS Program and Prior to Starting PAS Courses in August

 

March 1st Application Deadline

Budden Family Pathway Scholarship

May 1st Application Deadline

Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra Health Sciences Scholarship

After Acceptance into the PAS Program and Prior to Starting the Clinical Year of the PAS Program

 

March 1st Application Deadline

Budden Family Pathway Scholarship

May 1st Application Deadline

Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra Health Sciences Scholarship

Stephanie Urbanawiz Physician Assistant Endowed Scholarship

August 1st Application Deadline

Christos and Joan Panopoulos Physician Assistant Studies Endowed Scholarship

Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra Clinical Placement Scholarship

During the Clinical Year of the PAS Program Prior to Graduation

 

March 1st Application Deadline

Budden Family Pathway Scholarship

May 1st Application Deadline

Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra Health Sciences Scholarship (only if re-applying)

Scholarship Opportunities Beyond GVSU


First and Second Year PA Students

New Graduate Scholarships and Loan Repayment


Scholarships by Region of Residence

Western Michigan



Page last modified May 16, 2018