2014 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship

 by Public Relations/Web Rep

We would like to encourage 2014 AACOMAS applicants and continuing students, to make applications to the 2014 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship.

This award, named after former AACOM Executive Director Sherry R. Arnstein, recognizes two osteopathic underrepresented minority students at AACOM’s member colleges of osteopathic medicine (one newly accepted student and one continuing student).

Eligibility:  To be eligible, an applicant must be an underrepresented minority (African-American; Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian; mainland Puerto Rican, or Hispanic) student in good academic standing and currently enrolled in his or her first, second, or third year at an AACOM member college of osteopathic medicine OR an underrepresented minority student who has been accepted and is planning to matriculate at one of the AACOM member colleges. Previous Arnstein Scholarship awardees are ineligible.

Deadline:  Entries must be post-marked by March 30, 2014.   All entries must include the required Cover Page, with all appropriate signatures, in addition to the required essay. Incomplete entries will not be considered. Awardees will be notified by July 21, 2014.

Get details and application form 

NHSC Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle Now Open!

 by Treasurer

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP), administered by the Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), fiscal year 2014 application cycle is now open.  The deadline for applications is March 20th at 7:30 PM ET.

Paying For Medical School

 by Treasurer

Hello all!  Be sure to check out U.S. News and World Report’s,“Paying for Medical School” page.  You will find helpful information regarding scholarship opportunities and the ability to explore new options to repay medical school loans.  You can also compare your school’s rank in graduate loan debt burden and amount of financial assistance awarded.

Organize and Track Your Loan Repayment

 by Public Relations/Web Rep

Check out Medloans Organizer and Calculator (MLOC) for medical students and residents!  The MLOC provides a secure location to organize and track your loans and then calculate custom repayment plans using your own loan information to help you make smart choices about repayment.

Welcome from the Budget and Finance Committee!

 by Public Relations/Web Rep

The budget and finance committee continuously works throughout the year to develop innovative and successful fundraisers, host speakers, and plan financial leadership sessions to benefit the council as a whole.  Other responsibilities of the committee include creating COSGP’s annual budget and working to improve alumni relations. If you have any questions regarding finances please contact