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. Membership applications are online at www.aama-ntl.org.

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.

How are scholarships awarded?
When TSMA Medical Assistant Scholarships are available, a notice will be sent to membership and an application link will be “active.” The scholarship committee reviews all applications. 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, and punctuation. 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” Link and via TSMA e-blast to members.