2017 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?
    • 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 both your essay and osteopathic medical college acceptance letter by March 31, 2017. If you have not yet received your acceptance letter it must be emailed to Joye Shepperd at no later than May 15, 2017, in order to be considered for this scholarship.