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UE partners with EVSC to provide $20,000 scholarships to MPA students

The University of Evansville has partnered with the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation’s Medical Professions Academy to provide scholarships to MPA students.

UE wil guarantee a minimum of $20,000 in annual scholarships to students who successfully completed the EVSC’s MPA program.

“This is such an exciting opportunity for us and our students,” said Andrew Freeman, MPA administrator and Central High School assistant principal. “Being able to partner with such an esteemed university will not only provide our students with valuable knowledge, skills, and experiences, it also will provide them a way to help pay for their post-secondary education. With this partnership, we have the opportunity to make MPA an even better program, and provide more options for our graduates.”

The EVSC created the MPA for high school students pursuing careers in science, health care, and medicine.

The program is housed at Central High School.

“Students who have completed the EVSC’s MPA program are a step ahead,” said Kenton Hargis, director of admission at UE. “We are excited to partner with such outstanding students and start them on the journey down one of our many health profession career paths.”

Health profession programs at UE include athletic training, clinical laboratory science, exercise science, health service administration, music therapy, neuroscience, nursing, physical therapy, physical therapist assistant, physician assistant, and public health. Additionally, UE offers a baccalaureate to doctor of medicine program for Indiana residents.

Click here for more information on the MPA program.

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(This story was originally published on October 17, 2018)

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