Scholarships at AOMA

AOMA awards a number of scholarships each year to new students and to students who have completed at least one year of study. Scholarships include: the President’s award (one award of $500); the AOMA Scholarship (up to 2 awards of $500) and the Golden Flower Chinese Herbs Scholarship (up to eight awards ranging from $500 - $1,000). The number and amount of scholarships awarded vary based on the funds available each year.

Please submit your applications to the Financial Aid Office during normal business hours or you may use the outside drop box located in front of Building C after office hours.

For more information about scholarships at AOMA, or to make a contribution, please contact Estella Sears.

AOMA Scholarships

President's Award

Application Deadline: October 14, 2016

The President’s Award is a scholarship awarded by AOMA’s President to a currently enrolled AOMA student in good academic standing. The President seeks to support AOMA students who contribute to the professional community of Chinese medicine through leadership and/or publication. Leadership activities can include involvement with national, state, or student professional associations, or via participation in legislative efforts. Publication efforts can include personal work/research published in professional journals or on the web. The recipient is selected based on their AOMA GPA and response to the essay question. The essay criteria are located in the AOMA Scholarship application form.

To apply, please click here to download a copy of the 2016 AOMA Scholarship application form.

AOMA Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 14, 2016

AOMA Scholarship awards will be given annually for overall excellence in Chinese medical studies.  Recipients are selected based on their AOMA GPA, grades in individual subject areas, financial need, and response to the essay question. The essay criteria are located in the AOMA Scholarship application form.

To apply, please click here to download a copy of the 2016 AOMA Scholarship application form.

Golden Flower Chinese Herbs Scholarship: 

Application Deadline: CLOSED

Each year, Golden Flower Chinese Herbs generously provides AOMA with scholarship funds – the number of awards depends on the funds available. These funds are awarded by AOMA’s scholarship committee (faculty and administrators) for up to 6 students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Awards will be given for overall excellence in Chinese medical studies and for demonstrating excellence in acupuncture studies, herbal studies, biomedical sciences, and clinical internship. Recipients are selected based on their AOMA GPA, grades in individual subject areas, financial need, and response to the essay question. The essay criteria are located in the AOMA Scholarship application form.

To apply, please click here to download a copy of the 2016 AOMA Scholarship application form.

Other Scholarships

ABORM Annual Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31st Annually

The ABORM Annual Scholarship is awarded once annually to a student enrolled in either a Masters Degree Program or the Doctoral Degree Program. The ABORM Annual Scholarship amount is $1,000.00, with the scholarship to be paid in full upon successful submission and acceptance for publication of an article in the Journal of Chinese Medicine (JCM).

The purpose of the ABORM Annual Scholarship is to foster new scholarly inquiry in the field of Oriental Reproductive Medicine and Infertility for publication in the Journal of Chinese Medicine.

Areas of scholarly inquiry and articles may expand upon previously published areas related to the field of Oriental Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, or they may focus on new areas of inquiry related to Oriental Reproductive Medicine and Infertility.

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in order to apply and must submit (2) letters of recommendation from Faculty with their ABORM Annual Scholarship Application. Applications with topic proposals must be submitted to the ABORM by March 31st annually, and the winner will be notified by April 30th of that same year. The first completed draft of the proposed project must be submitted to the ABORM by September 30th of that same year for review and revision over a two-week period. Then the final draft of the proposed project must be submitted to both the ABORM and the Journal of Chinese Medicine (JCM) by November 15th of that same year.  Upon acceptance for publication of the scholarship project, the award funds will be dispensed immediately. To apply, please click here.

Checklist for Submission:

Completed Scholarship Application Form
Project Proposal Form
Two (2) Letters of Recommendation from Faculty – mailed to ABORM separately by faculty.

NuHerbs Scholarship

Currently Closed

The 2016 nuherbs Co. Scholarship Program will award three scholarships to aid students of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in their studies. 

   1) nuherbs Scholarship: $2,000.00
   2) Herbal Times Scholarship: $1,500.00
   3) Jade Dragon Scholarship: $1,000.00

The eligibility requirements are as follows:

   1) A current student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0**
   2) Attend a participating ACAOM accredited acupuncture
       school.
   3) Submit a completed application, including an essay, to your
       school´s financial aid office

For more information: http://nuherbs.com/giving/scholarship

Trudy McAlister Foundation AOM Scholarship

NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE

The AOM Scholarship Fund is a division of the Trudy McAlister Foundation.

The AOM Scholarship Fund was established primarily to support students who show promise of making significant contributions either to clinical practice and/or to the understanding of the role of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) in a modern context. The Trudy McAlister Foundation is committed to supporting U.S citizens who are students of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine who attend accredited (ACAOM) schools or “candidate” schools in the United States and are studying for their first professional degree. The Foundation also supports research and related activities that promote the advancement of AOM.

To Apply: http://trudymcalisterfoundation.org/index.php/application/