Texas Society of Medical Assistants
Medical Assistant Student Scholarships

Texas Society of Medical Assistants (TSMA) is a tri-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.

What is the Texas Society of Medical Assistants Student Scholarship?
This program has been established for the purpose of providing educational assistance to deserving medical assisting students. The scholarship fund is supported entirely by TSMA members and private contributions.

Who is eligible to apply?
Current student members of AAMA enrolled in and having completed a minimum of one quarter or semester at a post-secondary medical assisting program  and having a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. (Last year for this requirement)

How are scholarships awarded?
The scholarship committee reviews all applications comprised of the following. The selection depends on the applicant’s original essay, most recent transcripts, and letter of reference. Essays will be judged on originality, creativity, content, grammar, punctuation and following instructions as stated. Applicants must be in full time education at the time that the scholarship is awarded.

Where are applications obtained? When the TSMA Student Scholarship is being offered? Applications will available through the “Application” on this page below and via TSMA e-blast to members. You can sign up HERE.

Deadline for Receipt of Applications: March 12, 2021. Scholarship will be awarded at TSMA Annual Conference in April 2021.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Scholarship awards are issued to the registrar of the educational institution you are attending. These funds must be disbursed only for educational expenses, such as books, uniforms, and fees.

~~Application packets (consist of application, essay, most recent transcript, reference letter)

Student Scholarship Application

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CAAHEP, ABHES accredited medical assisting program you are attending:

TSMA Scholarship Application Essay
Submit a typed essay, font size 12, not to exceed 500 words explaining why did you choose the medical assisting profession and given the changes in healthcare today, how would your skills and knowledge help providers stay ahead of these changes.

Accepted formats for you to upload your essay include: docx, doc, pdf, zip, jpg, jpeg, png, gif. Maximum file size:5Mb

Please upload your most recent transcripts below

Accepted formats for you to upload your transcripts include: docx, doc, pdf, zip, jpg, jpeg, png, gif. Maximum file size:5Mb

Please upload your reference letter below

Accepted formats for you to upload your reference letter include: docx, doc, pdf, zip, jpg, jpeg, png, gif. Maximum file size:5Mb

By typing my name below, I certify that the information provided for this application is true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that academic performance may be verified with the institution.