Applicant Requirements


All eligible PA students are encouraged to apply for the Annual African Heritage Caucus Scholarship Award.  This award amount is $500.  There will be 3 individual awards granted.  The awards will be officially recognized at the African Heritage Caucus Membership meeting in May during the 2018 AAPA conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The deadline to submit an application is Monday, January 15, 2018.  Reference letters are due Friday, February 2, 2018.  


1. Must be a PA student currently enrolled in an accredited PA Program

2. Must be in good academic standing in your PA program

3. Must be a member of the African Heritage Caucus (may apply at time of application submission). PLEASE BE SURE TO PAY FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP DUES ONLINE HERE

4. Must submit current transcript with application

5. Applicants must obtain 2 letters of reference, one of which must be from your preceptor, clinical instructor or program director. Your references have until February 2, 2018 to submit their letters.  Again, your application is not complete until your references are submitted. 

6. Must write a maximum 750 word essay. 


Submission Instructions

Email your application to  Please place all information into 1 document attachment except Parts 6 and Part 7.   

Name the document as follows: Last name first initial and your day of birth. 

E.g. AHC washingtonm21 Part 1-5   or  AHC winfreyo29 Part 6-7

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Questions? Please contact us at: with “AHC Scholarship 2018 Question” as subject.