Membership - Scholarship Opportunities

Last Robert Barnes Memorial Scholarship Winners Emily Keeter, AAPSM President Alex Kor, DPM and Jessica Arneson
Last Robert Barnes Memorial Scholarship Winners Emily Keeter, AAPSM President Alex Kor, DPM and Jessica Arneson

As you may be aware, AAPSM Founding Father, Robert M. Barnes, DPM, passed away several years ago. In honoring his memory and his contribution to the podiatric profession, the AAPSM - along with the Barnes Family - has established a student scholarship fund. Applications for this scholarship are open to students enrolled in a podiatric college and a member of its AAPSM student chapter.

The AAPSM is excited to announce that the upcoming scholarship is open to AAPSM Student Chapter Members at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine (BUSPM). Deadline for submission of application is Friday, May 26, 2016. Electronic submissions only. Winner will be notified by e-mail. Scholarship will be presented during the Day of Sports Medicine on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Barry. The winner will have the opportunity to present a 20-minute lecture on a sports medicine topic of their choice. For additional information about membership/scholarship submission, please contact AAPSM Executive Director Rita Yates at

Robert M. Barnes

Educational Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorships and grants are vital to the AAPSM. The AAPSM supports the education of podiatric medical practitioners, public education, and clinical and academic research. We are grateful to our corporate sponsors for their assistance in achieving these goals.

Please note that students can only win the Robert Barnes Scholarship once.  

Students interested in applying should fill out the form below:

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Applicant Name*:
Current Mailing Address*:
Zip Code*:
E-Mail Address:
School of Podiatric Medicine*:
Undergraduate College*:
Interests/Extracurricular Activities*:

List any involvement with AAPSM Student Chapter*:

Please write a brief essay on why you are interested in podiatric sports medicine, what contributions you feel you will make to the profession and to the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM); and why you are applying for the student scholarship (Maximum 500 words)*:


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