Alexander Menkes Towson University - CCBC Essex Physician Assistant Scholarship Fund

In 2018, Major Alexander Menkes (Retired), PA-C, Essex Community College PA Class of 1994, made a generous donation for scholarships to be awarded to clinical year PA students who are also veterans of United States of America Uniformed Services. These scholarships are available to PA students beginning the clinical year who are in good academic standing and meet the application criteria. A completed application with an essay is required.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Active enrollment in the PA program.
  • Successful completion of Year 1 of the PA program
  • Good standing within the PA Program (not on probation)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in both TU and CCBC PA courses
  • Honorable discharge documents (with social security number redacted) or current active status ID (photocopies are acceptable)

The required essay will be evaluated for content, organization, and writing mechanics by members of the PA program scholarship committee.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit a one page essay on the following question: "How did your previous experience in the United States of America Uniformed Services influence your future career as a PA?" Please submit your essay in Times New Roman font, 12 pitch, single spaced.
  2. Documentation of Veteran or Active military status