Alumni Award

Rising Star Award


To recognize an alumna/alumnus of the BScPA Program for their outstanding contributions to the PA Profession


  • A graduate of the BScPA Program
  • Individuals who won this award in the previous 10 years are ineligible


  • Nominated by peers, self, faculty or PA teachers
  • Nomination is to include:
    • Full name, title, and professional designation of the nominee
    • Name, title and professional designation of the nominator and relationship to nominee
    • Up to 1000 character statement describing:
    • A summary of the known contributions supporting the nomination
    • The impact of these contributions on students

Selection Criteria

  • Judged by the Awards committee
  • Criteria to include any of:
    • Collaborates with others
    • Provides service to advance the PA profession
    • Demonstrated leadership in local, regional or national activities
    • Advocates for patients and the community
    • Participates in scholarly activities related to the practice of medicine
    • Demonstrates professional, respectful and ethical behavior

Award Logistics

  • Winner is notified by email. Official letter and award provided at Fall Convocation events