Named in honor of Sterling Welch, DO, for his outstanding generosity to the AOF and his desire to support Osteopathic medical students and promote education, this grant was established to provide monetary aid to Osteopathic medical students.

Each qualifying College/School of Osteopathic Medicine (COM/SOM)and branch campus may nominate one student who is in significant financial need to receive a $2,000 grant to offset the costs of attending Osteopathic medical school.


NOTE: Previous Golden Ticket finalists are not eligible for this award.

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2022 saw a record number of Welch Scholars Grant recipients! Take a look.