The Prior Authorization
Scholarship Program™

Getting Started

The NBPAS Patient Access Scholarship Program is designed for patient access professionals interested in further career development in the patient access industry. Candidates who are awarded the scholarship will be given a financial grant which will be used towards the Prior Authorization Certified Specialist Program (PACS).

Key Highlights

Access to the PACS program

Networking within the NBPAS community

Participating in professional leadership workshops

Scholarship Program Admission

Entry into the Patient Access Scholarship Program is highly competitive and applicants are encouraged to review all admission requirements and deadlines prior to beginning the application process.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Patient Access Scholarship Program, the candidate must have completed:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of professional work experience within the patient access field (patient access specialist, prior authorization specialist, healthcare access associate, etc)

How to Apply?

To apply for a Patient Access Scholarship, please fill out the online form. You will need to provide the following information:

  • Letter of intent (stating what will this scholarship do for you and your career, what are your long-term career aspirations)

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • The email addresses of at least three references

References may be contacted for further evaluation of the candidate.

Accepted applicants will be contacted directly by a member from our accreditation team.

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

*Please note if you are currently enrolled in the PACS program, you are not eligible for a scholarship.


Scholarship Application Form

Accepted File Types: Word or PDF
Accepted File Types: Word or PDF