AOF Thomas A. Quinn, DO, Osteopathic Scholarship

Deadline: Accepting applications in Fall 2020

$4,000 distributed in two equal payments for two consecutive years provided the student remains in good academic standing.


  • Must be an OMS II or OMS III enrolled at a COCA-Accredited College/School of Osteopathic Medicine (COM/SOM) during the fall of 2020
  • In the top 50% of their class (outstanding academic achievement while in medical school)
  • Noteworthy accomplishments, awards and honors, special projects, and extracurricular activities that demonstrate the applicants demonstration of the osteopathic philosophy
  • Demonstrated participation in school/community activities outside of any college requirements; may include leadership in professionally related organizations/activities while in osteopathic medical school

Application Requirements:

  • A completed online application – self nominations accepted
  • A personal statement (must address eligibility criteria specific to the award)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume (should include memberships, osteopathic or other)
  • Official medical school academic transcript (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation/support (from two different references)
  • Letter from the Dean or his/her designee as an official document certifying that the applicant is in good academic standing and confirm the student’s class ranking/academic standing or that they are in the top 50% of their class.



This scholarship is made possible through generous funding from Thomas A. Quinn, DO. Dr. Quinn's passion of providing quality patient care is deeply rooted in the osteopathic philosophy. He served a 24-year military career; being one of the first DOs to be commissioned as a medical officer in the US Armed Forces (U.S. Navy), and regularly promotes the profession in many speeches and publications. He is now Clinical Professor at LECOM Bradenton and teaches the Osteopathic History and Heritage Course.