Scholarship Info

Are you a woman and a student pursuing a degree in podiatric medicine? Interested in the AAWP women’s scholarship? Each year, we give a talented group of students a valuable scholarship prize of $500 to assist with the fees associated with pursuing their degree in podiatric medicine.

To obtain the AAWP women’s scholarship application, click here. Simply download the application, print it, complete it and follow the submission instructions. Good luck!

Women’s Scholarship Winners

Learn about women’s scholarships available from the American Association for Women Podiatrists. AAWP women’s scholarships benefit students studying podiatric medicine and foot health for a woman. We are a related organization of the APMA; we offer support / networking for podiatric.

Congratulations to Our 2016 Founders Scholarship Winners!

Megan Ishibashi

Megan is a student at California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University. She was Vice President of the Student Chapter of AAWP, and will now assume the Presidency. She directed the AAWP Annual Dinner and Banquet, obtained sponsorship for the event, and hosted the  panel at the event with Residents and Attendings. She also volunteers at a student-run clinic that provides services to underserved persons, serves on Fit Feet for Special Olympics, is a member of Samuel Merritt University President Ambassador program which promotes unity and diversity among healthcare profession at the University and also does outreach, and was involved with Community Health and Adolescent Mentoring Program for Success, which introduces underrepresented minority high school students to health professions. In addition, she mentored in the Youth in Medicine program, and the National High School Scholars Program. She is also the class Vice President. She has volunteered at the Podiatry 3-D Workshop which is an educational outreach for pre-podiatry students. Megan also has an excellent academic record. 

Stephanie Ko

Stephanie Ko is at student at California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University where she served as the AAWP Student Chapter  Secretary and President. In that role, she coordinated the Annual Banquet which included a panel of Residents and Attendings. She has worked on coordinating the Nike Women's Half Marathon. She has volunteered at the Podiatry 3-D Workshop, which is an educational outreach for pre-podiatry students. She has a strong academic record.

Rachelle Randall

Rachelle Randall is a student at Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin  University and has served as President Elect and President of the Student Chapter of AAWP. In this role, she initiated National Compliment Day which encouraged women to write anonymous compliments to other students, faculty or staff in order to promote women supporting women. The University's Helix Leadership Award was awarded for this event. She was part of the bra drive for the women's homeless shelter. The Chapter will also be hosting an event to encourage work-life balance, called the Hot Yoga, Hot Cocoa event. She has an excellent academic record.

Congratulations to our winners and we wish you continued success!

Support the Scholarship Endowment Fund!

Help support students studying to become podiatric physicians with our scholarship fund. Your donation to the AAWP Scholarship Endowment Fund will help provide the financial support a deserving podiatric medicine student needs to help complete their degree. Your contribution directly adds to the AAWP women’s scholarship.

Click here to donate online.

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