Medical School Financial Aid and Scholarships

Medical School Financial Aid and Scholarships

AACOM Programs & Resources

Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Scholarships

Each 12 months AACOM awards a monetary scholarship to not less than two osteopathic medical students, of which not less than one is a newly accepted student and one a unbroken student. This scholarship is known as after former AACOM Executive Director Sherry R. Arnstein. Arnstein Minority Scholarship Information 

AACOMAS® Application Fee Waivers

AACOM encourages financially deprived candidates to change into DOs. A restricted variety of payment waivers can be found to those that apply early and qualify. Fee waiver requests have to be obtained and processed previous to submitting an AACOMAS utility. Application Fee Waiver Information

Loan Repayment Strategies for Osteopathic Physicians

This dynamic webinar addresses how residents, fellows, and attending physicians are repaying their student loans; how one can decide one of the best reimbursement technique based mostly in your student loan portfolio, coaching, and profession plans; and how one can regulate your reimbursement technique as your circumstances change. The webinar is introduced by Paul S. Garrard, Founder and President of PGPresents, LLC, an impartial student loan consulting firm. Mr. Garrard is among the nation’s main consultants on student loans and academic debt administration for medical students, residents, fellows, and attending physicians. View webinar recording and supplies.

College and Other Aid Programs

COM Financial Aid

Following are hyperlinks to the Financial Aid pages for every of the universities of osteopathic drugs.  If you’ve gotten monetary help questions, please hunt down the suitable sources and consultant on the faculties: COM Financial Aid Web Sites

Dr. Rose M. Green Thomas Academic Medicine Scholarship Award

This $1,000 tuition help scholarship is awarded yearly to a professional minority feminine medical student who pledges a medical profession in educational drugs.  Read extra.

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Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation

The Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation has been awarding tuition help scholarships since 1986. Over $1.5 million {dollars} have been awarded to osteopathic medical students from the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Visit the NWOsteo web site.

William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship

The American Osteopathic Foundation’s William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship acknowledges an excellent minority osteopathic medical student who’s dedicated to osteopathic principals and observe, has excelled academically, and has confirmed to be a frontrunner in addressing the academic, societal, and well being wants of minorities. Read extra.

Federal Programs

Be conscious that many personal scholarships have a “financial need” requirement. This will normally require that you just file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the federal government in order that your want could be decided.

Federal Financial Aid Programs

If you wish to apply for Federal Financial Aid Programs, go to the FAFSA web site. For extra details about Federal Financial Aid, please contact the osteopathic medical college that you’re planning to attend, or click on the “Student Guide” hyperlink on the backside of the FAFSA on the Web.
For further sources on navigating the FASFA and federal student help go to the Ultimate FAFSA Resource Guide from SmartScholar.

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) introduced it should start accepting functions by mail on Monday, November 3, 2014, for the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship underneath newly expanded eligibility standards. In addition to kids, eligibility now contains surviving spouses of an energetic obligation member of the armed providers killed within the line of obligation on or after September 11, 2001.

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Fry Scholarship funds could also be utilized to in-state tuition prices beginning January 1, 2015, at any public graduate or skilled college within the state through which the student has established their residency. Awardees are required to relinquish another training advantages offered underneath the GI invoice to be issued Fry scholarship funds.

The expanded standards for the Fry Scholarship initially established as a part of the 9/11 GI Bill, is the newest in a sequence of VA actions to implement provisions of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014. Learn extra or apply on-line. 

Individuals might view further VA training and coaching advantages obtainable to help veterans, service members, and their certified relations. 

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) presents scholarship, loan and loan reimbursement applications for well being professions students, together with scholarships for deprived students and scholarships for deprived students. Learn extra.
For a number of of the applications, the funds are awarded to the colleges and the student can apply by means of the varsity’s monetary help workplace.  View a full listing of HRSA applications.

Indian Health Service (IHS)

The Indian Health Service (IHS), an company inside the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, gives a complete well being service supply system for about 2.6 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to 573 federally acknowledged tribes in 37 states. American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in well being professions and allied well being professions applications could also be eligible to use for the IHS Scholarship Program or Loan Repayment Program. 

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National Health Service Corps

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC), administered by HRSA, gives high-quality care to rural and underserved communities and awards scholarships and loan reimbursement to main care suppliers in eligible disciplines. Osteopathic medical students and licensed osteopathic physicians could also be eligible to use to the NHSC Scholarship Program, the Students to Service Loan Repayment Program or Loan Repayment Program.  Learn extra in regards to the NHSC applications.

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

In latest years, a nationwide emphasis on the significance of range (significantly on faculty campuses) has generated many scholarships and grants for students who belong to underrepresented minority teams. This complete scholarship listing contains monetary help alternatives solely reserved for African-Americans and girls, in addition to extra generalized awards which can be made obtainable to candidates belonging to any underrepresented demographic. See Scholarship Opportunities for Minority Students.