2019 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Scholarship Application

For Newly-Accepted DO Students



  1. Write a 750-word (maximum), double spaced essay. Each page must contain your full name and the page number at the top of the page. The essay should answer the following questions:
    • How and why were you drawn to osteopathic medicine? 
      (limited to 150 words of the total 750- word limit)
    • Describe a significant challenge that you experienced as a URM aspiring or current medical student.  Please tell us your ideas that could help others overcome similar challenges.
    • We are looking for ideas and innovative solutions. What could osteopathic medical schools do to recruit and retain more underrepresented minority students?
  2. Complete this application and upload both your essay and osteopathic medical college acceptance letter by March 31, 2019. IMPORTANT: If you have not yet received your acceptance letter it must be emailed to Joye Shepperd at jshepperd@aacom.org no later than May 15, 2019, in order to be considered for this scholarship. 

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Upload your essay (as a PDF file)
Upload your osteopathic medical college acceptance letter
Check here if you have not yet received your acceptance letter