We encourage you to bookmark this page and check back frequently. New and recurring opportunities for 2019 will be posted here as information is available. Contact the Office of Admissions with any questions. 

Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAcOM) Scholarships  

2019 OCOM Alumni Association Scholarship The OCOM Alumni Association sponsors a scholarship of $2,000 applicable for the 2019-2020 academic year. This opportunity is open to all current masters students. 2019 submissions deadline to be determined.

Merit Scholarships  Each year, OCOM grants thousands of dollars to applicants who note in their applications that they wish to be considered for a merit award. What does the Admissions Committee look for in a candidate? You must first complete your admissions application. Merit awards are granted in several areas of consideration, including:

Excellence in Academic Achievement – Solid grade point average in a robust undergraduate program. Preference given for completion of a bachelor's degree and, if applicable, a post-bachelor's or postgraduate program.
Healing and Community – The Admissions Committee looks for those holding active acupuncture practices and those able to show clear evidence of both connection and engagement to one’s community
Service – A commitment to inclusive and diverse populations (i.e. volunteering with civic-minded organizations that focuses the efforts to serve a vulnerable community)
Personal and Professional Accomplishments – A clear demonstration of leadership, vision and collaboration in integrative health and wellness

OCOM Admissions Committee will review information provided via the entire application and supporting documentation. We recommend that your resume give us an overall picture of your education, work and professional experiences, community involvement including leadership activities and roles.

 

Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) Scholarships

Board of Trustees Doctoral Scholarship – OCOM’s Board of Trustees has authorized scholarships for Fall 2019’s incoming DAOM students. Each student who qualifies for and is accepted into the Fall 2019 DAOM program will receive up to $5,000 in the Board of Trustees Doctoral Scholarship award.

Merit Scholarships – Each year, OCOM grants thousands of dollars to applicants who note in their applications that they wish to be considered for a merit award. The Admissions Committee will review the application along with any supporting documentation and use it in the selection process. Merit awards are granted in several areas of consideration, including:

• Excellence in Academic Achievement – Preference given to a solid grade point average, most importantly to the student's AOM institution, and high remarks on academic letters of recommendation
• Healing and Community – The Admissions Committee looks for those holding active acupuncture practices and those able to show clear evidence of both connection and engagement to one’s community
• Service – A commitment to inclusive and diverse populations (i.e. volunteering with civic-minded organizations that focuses the efforts to serve a vulnerable community)
• Personal and Professional Accomplishments – A clear demonstration of leadership, vision, and collaboration in integrative health and wellness

We recommend that your resume give us an overall picture of your education, your work and professional experiences, and your community involvement.

MAcOM or DAOM Scholarships

2019 Trudy McAlister Scholarship – The Trudy McAlister Foundation supports students attending ACAOM-accredited schools working toward their degree in Acupuncture or degree in Oriental Medicine. This is a merit-based scholarship at different levels of funding for the 2019-2020 academic year: Apply for this scholarship. The deadline for applications to OCOM is January 4, 2019.

2019 Nathan J. Heide Scholarship – OCOM alum, Nathan J. Heide, DAOM, LAc, of Anjuna in Eugene, Oregon, will award one $1,000 scholarship to an incoming OCOM master’s or doctoral student for the 2018-2019 academic year. 2019 submissions deadline to be determined.

2019 nuherbs® Co. Scholarship – nuberbs® Co. offers three scholarship awards of $2,000, $1,500 and $1,000 to current students of acupuncture and Chinese medicine to support them in their studies during the 2019-2020 academic year: http://nuherbs.com/giving/scholarship 

 

*Note: all scholarship information is subject to change.