Since 1996, the RRPAA has been awarding scholarships to PA students. The scholarship recipients are chosen by the Board of Directors based on:

  • Academic achievement
  • Professionalism
  • Quality writing

The topic is determined by the board yearly. The scholarships are awarded by check at the RRPAA Spring Conference.


The current criteria for scholarship eligibility is as follows:

  • The applicant must be a PA student in good standing
  • Expected to be in the final 3 years of the program
  • Student membership in the RRPAA is also required


The Rochester Regional Physician Assistant Association is pleased to announce the WINNERS of the 2021 PA Student Scholarships:

  • Class of 2021 – Julia Wuest, RIT
  • Class of 2022– Abigail Fancher, RIT 
  • Class of 2023– Zachary Sanfilippo, RIT