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Scholarships

Building on Dr. Sutherland’s vision, quality continuing medical education is a high priority for the Foundation.  Each year scholarships are available to undergraduate students, interns, residents, fellows, and early practicing physicians to attend Courses in Osteopathy, especially in the Cranial Field. 

The Foundation monies may also be used to purchase teaching aids, including skulls, bones and audio-visual equipment. To apply for teaching aids contact 818-796-6750.

Course Sponsors

CME Course Sponsors who would like to have students receive scholarships can submit information to the Foundation for consideration. Contact 818-796-6750.

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How to Apply

SUMMER 2024 INTRODUCTORY COURSE: OSTEOPATHY IN THE CRANIAL FIELD

Scholarship: $1,200.00
Students are Responsible for the Remaining $1,095.00 in Tuition Fees (payable to OCA)

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE

JUNE 30, 2024, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time
NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE

You must register for the course: Link to Register

The Foundation generally awards thirty scholarships for Introductory Courses in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field.  More scholarships may be available.

Eligible to Apply
– Osteopathic Medical Students (DO)
– Medical Students (M.D.)
– Dental Students (D.D.S./D.M.D.)
– Undergraduate Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Fellows    (The Foundation defines “Fellow” as a current DO student who has not yet graduated and is recognized by their school as participating in an undergraduate fellowship program through their Osteopathic Principles department.”)
– Residents in training, and post residency Fellows (in specialties relevant to Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine practice)
– Early career Physicians (a Physician who has been in practice for no more than ten years)

Previous recipients of scholarships are ineligible.

Some scholarships are available for certain applicant categories. To apply for those, fill in the optional information on the application.

All Applicants will be notified of their application outcome. We attempt to grant scholarships to all qualified applicants if possible.

CME: The Osteopathic Cranial Academy has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 40 hours of AOA Category 1-A CME credits, which also satisfies AMA category 1 and American Academy of Family Practice elective credit requirements. Please visit the AOA website for a complete guide: https://osteopathic.org/cme/cme-guide/

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(818) 796-6750

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