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INSTITUTIONAL

James Adams, D.O., Memorial Scholarship

Students who express an intent to practice primary care are eligible for this scholarship. Preference may be given to students from Colorado. This award is often given as a Still-Bright Scholarship.

Dr. Florence Alice Covey Memorial Scholarship

This award is given to Kansas students who sign a contract stating their definite intent to return to Kansas to practice medicine. Otherwise, this award becomes a loan and must be repaid. This award may be given as a Still-Bright Scholarship.

Esther Woolf Davidson, D.O., Award

This award is given to a second, third, or fourth year female student who plans to become a family practice physician and shows interest in osteopathic manipulative medicine.

Edith Dovesmith, D.O., Memorial Prize

This award is given to a female student in the graduating class who "has achieved excellence in her studies and has expressed interest in continuing her studies in the field of cranial technique."

Robert C. Fischer, D.O., Memorial Scholarship

This award is given to a Wisconsin student who has a deep understanding of basic osteopathic principles, demonstrated skill in using manipulation, and a great love for his/her fellow man, community, state and nation.

Drs. Isabelle and Josephine Morelock Scholarship

This award is given to a student from the Pacific area, especially Hawaii.

Preferred Merchants' Scholarship

This award is normally given to students from Northeast Missouri who have demonstrated academic and leadership excellence.

George Rea Memorial Scholarship

This award is often given to a fourth-year student who has a high degree of interest in Radiology.

Michael J. Scott Scholarship

This award is usually presented to KCOM students from the state of Washington who demonstrate academic excellence.

Dr. and Mrs. Walter H. Siehl and Family Scholarship

This award is given to a student from Ohio with preference to someone from either Cincinnati or Dayton who demonstrates family values and financial need.

George Snyder-Pressley Crummy "Living Tribute" Scholarship

This award goes to the student who holds the highest combined weighted average in Anatomy.

 

OUTSIDE SOURCES

 

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) - Army, Navy, and Air Force

  • Pays full tuition and fees
  • Pays for required books, supplies and equipment, and student health insurance
  • Pays a monthly stipend of approximately $1,900
  • Year for year obligation-student owes one year of service for each year he/she received benefits
  • $20,000 sign on bonus

Military Student Loan Benefits - Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

 

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

  • NHSC Scholarship Website  
  • Toll-Free Help Line 1-800-221-9393 or email gethelp@hrsa.gov
  • Pays full tuition, fees, and reasonable educational costs (non-taxable)
  • Pays for required books, supplies and equipment, and student health insurance
  • Pays monthly stipend of approximately $1,300 (taxable)
  • Year for year service obligation with a two-year minimum
  • Student MUST practice primary care (family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, psychiatry, or OB/GYN) AND serve in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)
  • Application deadline varies each year.  Visit the NHSC Scholarship website for details

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program

  • Indian Health Service Scholarship Program
  • Toll-Free Help Line 1-800-221-9393
  • Pays full tuition and fees
  • Pays for required books, supplies and equipment, and student health insurance
  • Pays monthly stipend of approximately $1,185
  • Year for year obligation
  • Two-year minimum
  • Must have tribal papers

American Indian Graduate Center

Missouri Community Health Foundation: Community Health Forgiveness Program

 

Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association Scholarship and Student Loan

There are several scholarships available to students who were Pennsylvania residents prior to college.  Applications and additional details are available below and from the Financial Assistance office.  For more information, please visit the POMA Website.

 Archie Feinstein, D.O. Scholarship -

This scholarship is available to Pennsylvania residents who will be entering their third or fourth year of any college of osteopathic medicine in the United States.

Alfred A. Grilli, D.O. Student Loan Fund-

 

This loan is available to Western Pennsylvania residents who will be entering the last year of any college of osteopathic medicine in the United States.  Application and additional information

District 8 – Scholarship -

Scholarships are available to Pennsylvania residents of District 8 of the POMA who will be entering the third or fourth year of any college of osteopathic medicine.  District 8 counties are:  Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland.

General Scholarship Fund -

 

Scholarships are available to Pennsylvania residents who will be entering their third or fourth year of any college of osteopathic medicine in the United States.  Application and additional information.

Welsford and Mildred Clark Medical Scholarship

This scholarship requires that applicants be residents of Connecticut for five years and be currently enrolled in a non-for-profit medical school accredited by the AMA. Students demonstrating financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular interests and community service, will be strongly considered. Students in a four-year program must apply in their third year of medical school. Applications are available in the Office of Student Financial Services or on the folllowing link: Welsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship.

 

 

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