2014 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship

We would like to encourage 2014 AACOMAS applicants and continuing students, to make applications to the 2014 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship.

This award, named after former AACOM Executive Director Sherry R. Arnstein, recognizes two osteopathic underrepresented minority students at AACOM’s member colleges of osteopathic medicine (one newly accepted student and one continuing student).

Eligibility:  To be eligible, an applicant must be an underrepresented minority (African-American; Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian; mainland Puerto Rican, or Hispanic) student in good academic standing and currently enrolled in his or her first, second, or third year at an AACOM member college of osteopathic medicine OR an underrepresented minority student who has been accepted and is planning to matriculate at one of the AACOM member colleges. Previous Arnstein Scholarship awardees are ineligible.

Deadline:  Entries must be post-marked by March 30, 2014.   All entries must include the required Cover Page, with all appropriate signatures, in addition to the required essay. Incomplete entries will not be considered. Awardees will be notified by July 21, 2014.

For details and application, please visit:  http://www.aacom.org/InfoFor/students/finaid/Pages/ArnsteinScholarship.aspx

NHSC Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle Now Open!

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP), administered by the Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), fiscal year 2014 application cycle is now open.  The deadline for applications is March 20th at 7:30 PM ET.

Welcome from the Budget and Finance Committee!

The budget and finance committee continuously works throughout the year to develop innovative and successful fundraisers, host speakers, and plan financial leadership sessions to benefit the council as a whole.  Other responsibilities of the committee include creating COSGP’s annual budget and working to improve alumni relations. If you have any questions regarding finances please contact cosgptreasurer@aacom.org