AOF William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship (5/9)
Minority Osteopathic medical student. For the purpose of this scholarship, a minority is defined as African Americans; Asian Americans, Arab and other Middle Eastern Americans, Native Americans (including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians); Latinos (including Puerto Ricans) or other Hispanic ethnic origins. International students are welcome to apply.
In good academic standing at a COCA-Accredited College/School of Osteopathic Medicine (COM/SOM)
Current OMS II, III, or IV
Strong interest in Osteopathic medicine, its philosophy, and principles
Consistently strong academic achievement
Demonstrated leadership role in addressing the educational, societal, and health needs of minorities OR in addressing inequities in medical education and health care
Noteworthy accomplishments, awards and honors, special projects, and extracurricular activities that demonstrate the applicant’s ability to be a leader
Significant financial need affecting completion of education
AOF State Emerging Leaders Awards (5/16)
Osteopathic physician between two to six years of practice
Current member of their state Osteopathic Association
Making a measurable difference in health care modalities, treatment, or policy
Improving the lives of patients through direct patient-centered care
Promotes Osteopathic medicine and its philosophy
Serves as a role model and is a strong leader who uses skills to better the profession
Noteworthy accomplishments in the field of medicine, health policy, or patient-centered care.
Making a positive impact through contributions to Osteopathic organizations
Demonstrated philanthropy – contributions of time, talent, or treasure.
AOF/AOA Presidential Memorial Leadership Award (5/9)
Current OMS II, OMS III, or OMS IV in good standing at a COCA-Accredited College/School of Osteopathic Medicine
Current membership in the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)
Demonstrated commitment to the Osteopathic profession
Strong leadership skills and demonstrated use of these skills
Noteworthy accomplishments, awards and honors, special projects, and extracurricular activities that demonstrate the nominee’s ability to be a leader
AOF Karen J. Nichols, DO, LEAD Scholar (5/9)
Must be an OMS III or OMS IV enrolled at a COCA-Accredited College/School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Applicant must also demonstrate the following:
Dedication to community and the Osteopathic profession
Demonstrated leadership and its impact within the classroom and community
Noteworthy achievements, awards, and honors, special projects, and extracurricular activities
Excellence within multiple disciplines: personal, academic, and professional
AOF Golden Ticket Scholarship (5/9)
Current OMS II, III or IV enrolled at a COCA-Accredited College/School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Can express significant financial need affecting completion of education
In the top 25% of class (or relevant scoring showing outstanding academic achievement)
Active volunteer engagement (not tied to school requirements) activities
Demonstrated leadership qualities among peers
AOF Rocovich Research Grant (5/9)
Osteopathic medical student (in good standing), resident, fellow or physician
Must have contributed to the science and/or advancement of knowledge in neuro-musculoskeletal medicine, and/or Osteopathic manipulative medicine through biomedical, biomechanical, and/or clinical research demonstrating the benefits of Osteopathic manipulative treatment.
Contribution must be demonstrated through completed research and publication.