2018 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Scholarship Application

For Continuing DO Students

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  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?
    • What could osteopathic medical schools do to recruit and retain more underrepresented minority students?
    • What do you personally plan to do as a student and as a future DO to help increase minority student enrollment at osteopathic medical colleges?
  2. Complete this application and upload your essay.
  3. Print the confirmation form that you will receive by email. There is a place for your college's student affairs officer to sign. Please scan and return the signed form to by March 31, 2018.

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Please indicate your ethnic background*

Current academic year*

Upload your essay (as a PDF file)