Are you a current PA student - or know of a student - who is interested in:
Consider applying for the LBGT PA Caucus Student Leader Fellowship!
Student Leader Fellows are out and openly self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or gender diverse PA student members of the LBGT PA Caucus who are chosen through a competitive selection process to participate in a 12-month fellowship to foster leadership and professional development within the PA profession.
A $1000 travel stipend is available to offset the cost of attending AAPA's annual conference (distributed at the conference). Failure to attend the conference results in forfeiture of the stipend. Attendance at AAPA's Leadership and Advocacy Summit (LAS) in March is recommended but not required
Applicants must be openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or gender diverse student members of the LBGT PA Caucus, currently enrolled in an accredited PA program at the time of the application deadline. Priority is given to student members who are actively involved with the Caucus.
Selection criteria include, but are not limited to: overcoming adversity/inspiration, integrity, service, financial need, creativity and innovation, and knowledge, skills and abilities.
Fellows are are chosen through a competitive selection process that considers an essay and a personal interview. Letters of recommendation from faculty are optional.
Attend at least one of the LBGT PA Caucus HOD Task Force calls prior to the AAPA Conference in May
The Fellowship term begins July 1 of the current year and runs through June 30 of the following year.
Note: Honorarium will be awarded for attendance at the AAPA conference in May the year following that in which the application was submitted (i.e. at the end of the fellowship term).
1. Write an essay of 1-3 pages (Times New Roman, 12 point font, double-spaced, 1” margins) including the following:
2. Participate in an online interview.
3. Letter of recommendation from faculty is OPTIONAL.
Applications are due by 11:59 PM EST January 15.