AOF Burnett Osteopathic Student Researcher Grant

Deadline: Now accepting submissions! Applications are due March 15, 2019

$2,000

Research is the window to the future of medicine. The quest to make new discoveries, advance knowledge, and test a theory is what drives researchers on their curiosity-fueled journey.

The Burnett Osteopathic Student Researcher Award recognizes an osteopathic medical student for his or her true dedication to osteopathic-oriented research.
 
An annual award in the amount of $2,000 will be presented to one (1) individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the science of osteopathic principles and practice, an active interest in clinical or basic science research pertaining to osteopathic medicine and manipulative treatment, and outstanding academic achievement and noteworthy accomplishments in research.
 

Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled as a student at a COCA-accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) during the fall of 2019
  • Must be in good academic standing and/or in the top quartile of their class
  • An osteopathic medical student who has started or conducted osteopathic-oriented research while enrolled in a COCA-accredited COM
  • All aspects of the research must have been conducted while enrolled in the COM
  • Demonstrated commitment to the science of osteopathic principles and practice
  • Active interest in clinical or basic science research pertaining to osteopathic medicine and manipulative treatment
  • Outstanding academic achievement and noteworthy accomplishments in research

 

Application Requirements

  • A completed application form - self nominations accepted
  • A concept or research paper - fifteen (15) page limit - Applicant’s name and title of the paper on each page; Supporting documents such as references, tables and figures are optional and will not be included in the fifteen page limit
  • Medical school academic transcript (official transcript preferred)
  • Current Resume or CV (should include memberships, osteopathic or other)
  • A letter from the Dean or his/her designee as an official document
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation/support

 

Prior to 2006, the Burnett Osteopathic Student Research Award was administered by the AOA.