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Julie Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Award

In Memory of Julie Sullivan
September 15, 1963 – August 2, 2012

The Julie Sullivan Memorial Scholars Award is to recognize outstanding students who have been successful in their educational pursuits while overcoming physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies. 

Julie served as the very first Executive Director of the PAMS Association and later went on to serve us and the industry as our Convention Coordinator.  Julie had great knowledge of our industry and was able to engage the provider community with energy and her signature feature, that contagious smile.  She was a shining example for all of us as we advocate the helping of others through our jobs as DME Providers and as members of the communities we serve.

To apply, please fill out the form here:

Laraine Forry Memorial Scholarship Award

In Memory of Laraine Forry

1946 - August 28, 2023

The Laraine Forry Memorial Scholarship Award is to recognize outstanding students with a focus on service to others who are planning a career in healthcare-related field. The award was named in the memory of our dear friend and colleague, Laraine Forry. Laraine served our PA Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS) in various capacities from 1981 through 2015. She tirelessly gave her time and energy to our industry and others, and was a dedicated, patient mentor and leader for many individuals.

Many of us knew and loved Laraine, who was an honorary lifetime member of PAMS. She served our Association in many capacities from 1981 through 2015. Laraine tirelessly gave her time and energy to our member community and to PAMS, and was a patient, dedicated mentor and leader for so many of us. She was always ready to give a helping hand to anyone with questions or needs, and her knowledge and experience were unsurpassed. She was a passionate advocate and champion for our industry, and her generous heart for service was evident in her active support of the PA Breast Cancer Coalition activities.

To apply, please fill out the form here:

The criteria for these scholarship are:

  • The applicant must be a resident of Pennsylvania or Delaware.

  • The applicant is a high school senior.

  • The award must be used toward a post-high school education program.

  • The applicant must be using or have used HME equipment in the past.

Please send the following to be considered for the award:

  1. The completed application
  2. At least two letters of recommendation from professionals (these do not necessarily have to be teachers) who have knowledge of your experiences and achievements
  3. Proof of post-secondary enrollment

Only the application, essay, two reference letters and proof of post-secondary enrollment are required for this award. Please do not send any other materials.

Return this application and all materials requested, postmarked no later than Friday, March 8, 2024, to:

Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers

185 Newberry Commons, #268

Etters, PA 17319

Applications received after Monday, March 11, 2024 will not be accepted.

Only complete packages will be considered.

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