CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR AND SENIORS!
Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation is extremely excited to announce their NEW SCHOLARSHIP for JUNIOR & SENIORS who are interested in becoming a physician.
All juniors and seniors attending a Northwest Oklahoma high school or career tech are eligible to apply for a $1000 award. The award will be paid directly to the college or university selected by the recipient student. Deadline for application is April 1, 2017.
The Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation routinely offers scholarships in the amount of $1000 to help osteopathic medical students with expenses such as books, tuition, fees and other educational expenses.
Application deadline is March 1. Scholarships are awarded September 1 and made payable to the Office of the Bursar of the College attended.
- A completed application form – CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
- A typed letter indicating any specific financial factors that you believe will impede your commitment to osteopathic education without scholarship support, along with your anticipated postgraduate practice plans.
- Letters of support from one osteopathic medical college faculty member, one osteopathic physician and one community leader. These letters will assist the selection committee in affirming standing with the college, professional demeanor, character, and ability and willingness to participate in community activities.
- A transcript indicating cumulative GPA and class ranking.
Scholarship applicants must be lawful residents of the United States and meet one of the following requirements:
Students must have at least one parent, stepparent or court-appointed guardian who is an NW Oklahoma resident and who has claimed the applicant as a dependent on his/her federal income tax return for the previous year.
Students must have lived in NW Oklahoma in some capacity other than as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution for a period of at least 12 consecutive months prior to matriculation to medical school.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate good standing at their college regarding academics, finances, and conduct.
1. Preference will be shown to applicants who have completed two years of osteopathic medical education and who indicate a desire to practice in NW Oklahoma.
2. Class standing and cumulative grade point averages will be a major determining factor in granting scholarship awards.
Finalists may be interviewed by a designated Scholarship Committee comprised of members of the NWOOF and/or their designees.
Scholarship awards will be deposited with the Office of the Bursar of the College and credited for tuition, books, fees and other applicable educational expenses. Funds will not be payable directly to the student.
Candidates will be formally informed of amount and source of awarded scholarships no later than August 1