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Financial Aid and Scholarships 

In order to assist you with the expenses of furthering your education, we will soon be providing you with information on over 150 scholarships that Osteopathic Medical Students can apply for.

Many forms of financial aid are available to osteopathic medical students, including scholarships and loans. Some financial aid is available directly from the colleges, and many state, local and national osteopathic organizations offer scholarships or loans to students. Osteopathic medical students also are eligible for a number of federal loan programs. Financial aid officers at colleges of osteopathic medicine will have more information.

COM Financial Aid Websites

Following are links to the Financial Aid pages for each of the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.  If you have financial aid questions, please seek out the appropriate resources and representative at the colleges:
Links to COM Financial Aid Websites

AACOM Scholarships

Named after former AACOM Executive Director Sherry R. Arnstein, this scholarship program recognizes four underrepresented minority students at AACOM's member colleges of osteopathic medicine (at least one newly accepted student and at least one continuing student). The award amount for 2011 will be $2,500.  2011 entries must be post-marked by March 31, 2011.
Arnstein Scholarship Information 

AACOM Scholarships

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) offers scholarships for minority students each year. The Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarships are awarded to both new and continuing minority students of osteopathic medicine. The amount of the scholarship varies. For more information and application materials, visit www.aacom.org/InfoFor/students/finaid/Pages/ArnsteinScholarship.aspx

Be sure to follow the instructions above carefully in order to avoid any delays in processing. If you did not complete the FAFSA or do not have a copy of your Student Aid Report, please contact the US Department of Education.
The instructions may also be found at www.aacom.org/InfoFor/applicants/Pages/FeeWaiver.aspx

Financial Aid Supporting Diversity

AACOM offers two scholarships each year to students from historically under-represented minority groups. For more information, visit the AACOM website at www.aacom.org/InfoFor/students/finaid/Pages/ArnsteinScholarship.aspx. Financial aid officers at each of the colleges of osteopathic medicine will be able to provide current information regarding other scholarships for minority students.

AACOMAS Application Fee Waivers

AACOM Financial Aid Information www.aacom.org/InfoFor/students/finaid/Pages/default.aspx

FIRST for Medical Education www.aamc.org/first provides a wide range of financial resources for aspiring medical school applicants and students.

AACOM encourages financially disadvantaged applicants to become D.O.s. A limited number of fee waivers are available to those who apply early and qualify. Fee waiver requests must be received and processed prior to submitting an AACOMAS application.
Application Fee Waiver information

Federal Programs

Many private scholarships have a “financial need” requirement. In most instances, you will need to filea Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the government so that your need can be determined.

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is part of the federal Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) bureau of Health Professions. Students interested in pursuing careers in primary care and duty service commitment. Applications are handled by local area military recruiters. Prospective applicants should meet with a HP recruiter for more information. They may also want to speak with current military physicians who can provide a fuller perspective on the practice of military medicine.

Be aware that many private scholarships have a "financial need" requirement. This will usually require that you file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the government so that your need can be determined.

If you would like to apply for Federal Financial Aid Programs, then visit the FAFSA on the Web site at http://fafsa.ed.gov/. For more information about Federal Financial Aid, please contact the Osteopathic School that you are planning to attend or click the "Student Guide" link at the bottom of FAFSA on the Web.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has scholarship, loan and loan repayment programs for health professions students. For several of the programs the funds are awarded to the schools and the student can apply through the school's financial aid office. For a complete list of HRSA programs go to http://www.hrsa.gov/help/healthprofessions.htm.

Army HSPS: www.goarmy.com/amedd/hpsp.jsp

Recruiting Command
1307 Third Avenue
Fort Knox, KY 40121-2726
Tel: 1-800-955-6966

Air Force HSPS: www.airforce.com/opportunities/healthcare/education/

USAF Recruiting Service Headquarters
550 D Street, West Ste 1 (Bldg 491)
Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4527
Tel: 1-800-558-5260

Navy HSPS: www.med.navy.mil/sites/navmedmpte/accessions/Pages/default.aspx
Navy HSCP: http://www.navy.com/healthcareopportunities/medicalcorps/

Navy Recruiting Command
5722 Integrity Dr., Bldg. 784
Millington, TN 38054-5057
Tel: 1-800-USA-NAVY

Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) and Financial Assistance Programs (FAP). The Department of Defense offers funding for a wide range of medical educational expenses in exchange for an activity duty military service commitment. The FAP offers financial benefits to health care professionals in postgraduate specialty training, in exchange for an active

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