William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship
Deadline: April 27, 2012
Recognizing today's minority medical students as they work to become tomorrow's doctors and work to eliminate health care disparities.
The William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship recognizes an outstanding minority osteopathic medical student who is committed to osteopathic principals and practice, has excelled academically, and has proven to be a leader in addressing the educational, societal, and health needs of minorities.
The recipient of this $5,000 scholarship will be an osteopathic medical student who has successfully completed his/her first-year of studies prior to the fall of 2012.
Any minority osteopathic medical student who has successfully completed his/her first-year of studies, prior to the fall of 2012, and remains in good academic standing at an AOA accredited college of osteopathic medicine is eligible to receive this scholarship. For the purpose of this scholarship, a minority is defined as those of African-American; Native American, including American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians; mainland Puerto Rican or Hispanic ethnic origin.
Applicants shall meet the following criteria:
▪ Strong interest in osteopathic medicine, its philosophy and principles
▪ Excellent academic achievement
▪ Demonstrated leadership efforts in addressing the educational, societal, and health needs of minorities
▪ Demonstrated leadership efforts in addressing inequities in medical education and health care
▪ Noteworthy accomplishments, awards and honors, special projects, and extracurricular activities that demonstrate the applicants ability to be a leader
▪ Financial need (financial need is a factor, but not the determinative factor in the selection of a recipient)
Application packets must be received by April 27, 2012.
American Osteopathic Foundation
142 East Ontario Street, Suite 1450
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Main Telephone 312.202.8234 or 866.455.9383