PA Scholarships

Elbert and Panzie Purser Scholarship (Physician Assistant) - The Purser Scholarship was established in 1979 and subsequently endowed in 1983 through a gift from the Elbert. H. Purser Trust. Applicants must be admitted to or enrolled in the UAB Physician Assistant program and must be natives or permanent residents of the state of Alabama. Selection is made by a committee of the Physician Assistant program faculty; the number and amount of the annual awards are determined by the committee based upon the availability of funds.

Earl W. Hall Loan (Surgical Physician Assistant) – Seniors in the Physician Assistant Program with emergency financial needs are eligible to apply for this low-interest loan. Inquiries should be directed to the Director, Physician Assistant Program.

Henry L. Laws Scholarship Loan (Surgical Physician Assistant) – Students with financial need who are enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in the Physician Assistant Program may apply for this loan. Inquiries should be directed to the Director, Physician Assistant Program.