HOPE Grants

Deadline: The application period has closed for 2018.

Maximum grant amount of $500

The AOF in partnership with the Blubaugh and Grogg families is excited to introduce HOPE Grants. HOPE, or Helping Other People Everywhere, Grants provide funding for third and fourth year osteopathic medical students and pediatric residents who plan to travel to underserved areas on DOCARE and other COM approved missions to provide global medical services. The goal of this grant is to empower members of the osteopathic profession to provide voluntary medical support on humanitarian medical missions. 





With their combined experience, pediatric physicians Robert D. Blubaugh, DO and Stanley E. Grogg, DO and have volunteered their time on hundreds of mission trips. Their dedication to underserved populations throughout the years has helped hundreds of thousands of people all over the globe. Drs. Grogg and Blubaugh would like to encourage others to bring osteopathic medicine around the globe to serve patients who need it most with excellent care.