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The Tennessee Physician Assistant Foundation awards the following scholarships each year at FallFest, TAPA’s fall continuing medical education (CME) conference.

The Foundation accepts scholarship applications each year between April 1 and June 30, with scholarships being awarded during FallFest each October.

  • The James Montag, Jr. Scholarship
  • The J.C Carey Memorial Scholarship


 The applicant must be a student in good standing enrolled in an Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) approved program in Tennessee, or a student in a ARC-PA approved program outside the state of Tennessee who holds valid residency in the state of Tennessee; accepted proof will be valid driver’s license from Tennessee or other authenticated legal document.

 Applicants of the James Montag, Jr. scholarship must have military experience.

The scholarship application window opened April 1, and the deadline to submit a scholarship application is June 30, 2022.