Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Cardiovascular Research Award

The Stanford Cardiovascular Institute is proud to pair with Stanford Medicine’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program to fund the research of physician assistants. Two awards of $2,500 each, are to encourage PA’s research in improving cardiovascular health and patient care, providing funding for exceptional researchers to: present their work at conferences, publish manuscripts, and purchase needed lab-supplies, among other approved expenses.

For more information contact Eric Ip, PharmD, Director of Student Scholarship for the Master of Science in PA Studies program, at, and visit the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies website.

Application deadline: June 1, 2023

Materials Needed to Submit

Applicants must send a one-page proposal using the designated template below and their CV or resume by June 1, 2023. Proposals should be sent to and include the following:

  • Name
  • MSPA year
  • Project name
  • Brief description of project (100 words or less)
  • Name of MSPA Thesis Project mentor, along with other Stanford cardiology faculty if applicable
  • Email address and best phone number
  • Plan for fund utilization (e.g. attendance at a national cardiology conference, gift card recruitment support, statistical support, equipment or technology purchase)

Past Awardees


Alison Leibold

MSPA Class of 2021

Cosette Motta

MSPA Class of 2022