AACOM is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship.
Awardees for this program were selected based on a rigorous evaluation of their credentials, applications, and personal essays on ways to increase student diversity in osteopathic medical school. Of the more than 80 applications submitted to the program this year, these outstanding DO students have been selected to receive scholarships—a mark of AACOM’s commitment to fostering excellence by promoting diversity in osteopathic medical education (OME).
AACOM congratulates the following students:
- Megan Aspelund, A.T. Still University-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA)
- Anita Boakye, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM)
- Kathryn Teixeira, Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM)
- Lance Truong, Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUNCOM)
Check out this year’s Arnstein awardee profiles and essays.
About the Arnstein Scholarship
Named after former AACOM Executive Director and minority civil rights leader Sherry R. Arnstein, the Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship Program aims to recognize and support underrepresented minority students at AACOM’s member colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs). Read Climbing the Ladder: A Look at Sherry R. Arnstein for more information on her life and work.
The 2017 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship application cycle opens January 1, 2017. Visit AACOM’s Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship web page for eligibility information, application deadlines, and more!
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