2019 TAPA Scholarship Information

Before proceeding, review the following eligibility checklist. You must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

          [ ] Current TAPA student member?
          [ ] Currently attending an accredited Texas PA program?
          [ ] Able to submit one set of PA Program transcripts?

Applications will be reviewed and judged on:
          1. Academic record
          2. Community, leadership, and scholarly activities
          3. Future goals as a physician assistant
          4. Applicant evaluation

All parts of the application must be received by January 17, 2019.

Winners will be notified by February 1 , 2019 and announced at the annual business meeting held at the CME meeting in Houston, Texas, February 8-10, 2019.


We are only accepting Electronic Submissions this year. 

Electronic Submission Instructions

          1.  Please fill out Scholarship Part 1 & 2 thoroughly. 
          2.  Please send the Scholarship Part 3 Evaluation link to  a mentor, physician assistant, program faculty, physician, or other person who is familiar with
                your accomplishments, community activities, and future goals as a physician assistant.  They will fill out the form ans submit it to TAPA.
          3.  Please send the Scholarship Part 4 - PA Program Director Verification link to your PA program director or their designee.  They will fill out the form
               and submit it to TAPA.
          4.  You must request a copy of your most recent transcript from your PA program.  Unofficial transcripts must be signed by PA Program Director and can be emailed to admin@tapa.org
              If you choose to have your transcript mailed from the PA program, please have them mailed to
                              Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
                              Student Scholarships
                              401 W. 15th Street, Ste. 100
                              Austin, TX 78701
              This must be postmarked by January 18th to be submitted with your application to the judges.  Please make your requests early and confirm with
               your PA program that the transcripts were mailed.