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    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is providing scholarship opportunities for U.S. citizens seeking degrees in Physician Assistant Studies.
    The Health Professionals Scholarship Program (HPSP) awards scholarships to students pursuing a program of study leading to a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. The Scholarship awards provide for the payment of a a monthly stipend, tuition, required fees, and other reasonable educational expenses, including books and necessary equipment. The benefits are exempt from Federal taxation.
    Awards of scholarships under the HPSP are subject to the availability of funds, and VA may award a full-time student a scholarship for a maximum of 4 years.
    VA may also award a part-time student a scholarship for a maximum of 6 years.
    After completion of their education, participants must serve as a full-time clinical VA employee for a minimum of two years in Physician Assistant services with direct patient care of the participant's discipline in an assignment or location determined by VA while participating in the HPSP. This obligated service would begin on the date on which the participant obtains any required applicable credentials and when appointed as a full-time clinical VA employee in a position for which the degree prepared the participant.
    Other terms and conditions apply. For more information on this program, please visit VA Careers at http://www.vacareers.va.gov

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    • It is your responsibility to ensure all required documentation is submitted. Failure to submit all required documentation will result in not being considered.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

  • Job family (Series)

    0603 Physician Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491521100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.