Texas Society of Medical Assistants
Medical Assistant Member Financial Assistance Program
Texas Society of Medical Assistants (TSMA) is a bi-level professional organization serving local, state and national members in the medical assisting field of medicine. The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) is our governing body. The AAMA provides certification as well as continuing educations and other services to its members. Student medical assistants, as well as other professionals, are welcome to join AAMA. Membership applications are available online at www.aama-ntl.org.
What is the Texas Society of Medical Assistants Members Financial Assistance Program?
This program has been established for the purpose of providing assistance to deserving medical assistants for academic purposes, assistance for AAMA membership dues, or CEU events. The membership fund is supported entirely by TSMA members and private contributions. SPECIAL NOTE: Any member can nominate another member to receive this assistance.
Who is eligible to apply?
Current active/associate/sustaining members of TSMA/AAMA. Student members are not eligible for this scholarship.
Where are applications obtained?
Must be submitted via the TSMA Website application below.
Deadline for Receipt of Applications: To be in line with TSMA annual meetings in May/August/January the deadline will be on the 15th day of the month before each of these meetings (April/July/December).
How are scholarships awarded? The membership scholarship committee reviews all applications comprised of the following. The selection depends on the applicant’s original essay and a list of past, present or future involvement with TSMA. If applying for academic purposes, proof of enrollment must be submitted. In order to receive assistance in any category, the applicant must commit to volunteering on a committee or at a specific event. Essays will be judged on originality, creativity, content, grammar, punctuation and following instructions as stated. Checks will not be made payable to the individual but rather the organization from which the member wishes to receive help.