Scholarship Fund

All nine colleges of podiatric medicine offer scholarship, grant, and loan programs to their students. For more information regarding these individual college programs, contact each college directly. APMA also offers a scholarship program for students through the APMA Educational Foundation.

APMA Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund

The APMA Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund is the only national funding resource devoted to students at the colleges of podiatric medicine. See this year's scholarship recipients.

The APMA Educational Foundation gratefully thanks all of its scholarship benefactors. See who supports the foundation's scholarship fund with named endowments.

Quick Facts  
  • Scholarship applicants must be members of APMA. All students are offered complimentary student membership with APMA. If you are not yet a member, contact the APMA Membership department, or complete the student membership form (you must be logged in to APMA.org to access the opt-in form). 
  • The scholarship fund awards scholarships to third- and fourth-year students from the nine colleges of podiatric medicine.
  • Annually, the scholarship fund assists approximately 200 students, and this number is growing.
  • The minimum level of scholarship support is $1,000.
  • The scholarship fund distributes about $200,000 each year.
  • The scholarship fund has distributed more than $1.2 million in scholarship dollars to nearly 1,000 students.
Eligibility  

All third- and fourth-year students from the nine colleges of podiatric medicine are eligible: Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine, Midwestern University; Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine; California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University; Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine; Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine; New York College of Podiatric Medicine; Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine; and College of Podiatric Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences.

Candidates for Educational Foundation scholarships are selected by the College Scholarship and Student Loan Committee based on the following criteria:  

  • Financial need
  • Grade point average
  • Podiatric community/school service
  • Leadership involvement
  • APMA membership
Application and Deadlines  

Educational Foundation scholarship application forms are available in the fall online and through the financial aid office of each college of podiatric medicine. The deadline for application submission is April 25, 2014. Funds will be disbursed in late summer. Checks will be sent directly to your school's financial aid office.


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