Veterans Caucus of the AAPA

 

Scholarships Available from the Veterans Caucus 2013-14 Award Year

The following scholarships will be offered during the 2013-14 cycle.  

Donna Jones Moritsugu Memorial/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

The Donna Jones Moritsugu Memorial Award is in honor of the memory of the late wife of RADM Dr. Ken Moritsugu, whose life was cut short by a tragic auto accident. Donna was a multi-talented women and whom Dr. Moritsugu describes as the “wind beneath his wings”.

Vikki Lianne Moritsugu Memorial/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This Scholarship is made in honor of the late Vikki Moritsugu, loving daughter of RADM Dr. Kenneth and the late Donna Moritsugu. The Moritsugu family and friends remember Vikki’s passion for life and learning through this scholarship.

SSgt Craig Ivory Memorial Scholarship/ Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by Pat and Terri Ivory to honor the memory of their son Craig, Army medic who passed away in Iraq.     

Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This Scholarship is provided by the members of the Veterans Caucus and recognizes the achievements of an outstanding veteran of one of the seven branches of the Uniformed Services who is currently enrolled in PA training.

The Chan-Padgett Special Forces/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

The Scholarship is provided by Lt. Col. John Padgett (USASF) and Major Vicki Chan-Padgett (USAF, Ret) to a dependent or surviving spouse or child of a US Army Special Forces member enrolled in PA training or former Special Forces member if they are enrolled in PA training to recognize the courage, sacrifice and duty to country demonstrated by members of the US Army Special Forces.   

Lt. Col. David Gwinn/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible through the contributions of friends of Lt. Col. David Gwinn who contributed in his memory upon his untimely death. It is for a deserving veteran of any of the US Air Force. David was loved by everyone who knew him. He helped develop the Veterans Caucus and served in every capacity on the Board until his death.

Grogan Memorial/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by Rodney Grogan and his wife in the memory of CMSgt USAF Retired Kenneth Grogan and his wife Ernestine and Bryce Grogan, son of Rodney and his wife. This scholarship is open to an outstanding veteran or dependent of a veteran from any branch of the military. 

American Legion Post 40, Danville Pennsylvania/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the American Legion Post 40 in Danville Pennsylvania for an outstanding veteran of the United States military currently enrolled in a PA training program.  Pending

Society of Army Physician Assistants/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the members of the Society of Army Physician Assistants and Veterans Caucus to honor a veteran Physician Assistant student who served with distinction in the United States Army. 

Society of Air Force Physician Assistants/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the members of the Society of Air Force Physician Assistants and Veterans Caucus to honor a veteran Physician Assistant student who served with distinction in the United States Air Force. This scholarship is awarded in memory of Jerry Reed, Tony DiTomasso and David Gwinn.

Dallas and Donna Lipscomb/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This scholarship is given by Dallas (Air Force) and Donna Lipscomb for a qualifying veteran who is a single parent and if none applies than it goes to an Air Force veteran. 

Jesse Edwards Memorial/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

The Jesse Edwards Memorial/Veterans Caucus Scholarship is given by family and friends of the late Jesse Edwards. He was a avid PA educator at the University of Nebraska, Omaha who blazed the path for the first Physician Assistant Master’s online program. His foresight into the needs of the physician assistant profession provided many PAs the opportunity to advance their education.

SSgt. Robert V. Milner Memorial/Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This scholarship provided by Rear Admiral Mike Milner, PA-C Public Health Service and his wife Patricia Castillo, PA-C, recognizes either a US Air Force veteran or dependent of a US Air Force veteran enrolled in PA training. This scholarship serves to memorialize the life and faithful service to his country of his father, SSgt Robert V. Milner, USAF who served during the Korean War and the Berlin Airlift operations and acknowledges his father's dedicated service to his community, friends, and country. 

 


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