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