Fellows, Residents, Students
The Osteopathic Founders Foundation is very pleased to support post-graduate training programs at OSU Medical Center and OSU Center for Health Sciences through educational stipends, textbooks and scholarships.
OFF educational grants and stipends are available to osteopathic physicians enrolled in an ACGME accredited post-graduate training program with Osteopathic Recognition, to professional level employees of a College of Osteopathic Medicine, or to professional level employees of a hospital which sponsors post-graduate training programs accredited by the ACGME with Osteopathic Recognition.
The Osteopathic Founders Foundation supports, through grants, the purchase of textbooks for use in the post-graduate training programs at OSU Medical Center and OSU Center for Health Sciences.
Osteopathic Tribute Scholarship
The Osteopathic Founders Foundation’s Tribute Scholarship program is open to those students who are invited to apply based upon academic standing at the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. These scholarships are presented annually by the Foundation.
Founders' Leadership Award
This $3,000 scholarship provided by the Osteopathic Founders Foundation will annually recognize, honor, and encourage one osteopathic medical student from the OSU-COM Tulsa and OSU-COM Tahlequah campus who exhibits the foundational leadership skills that will serve their profession and their community now and in the future.
Founders' Research Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize, honor, and encourage medical students who contribute to scholarly work through research and publication or presentation. An annual award will be presented to a student researcher who has demonstrated a commitment to clinical or basic science research pertaining to osteopathic medicine or public health and who exhibits the foundational research skills that will serve the osteopathic profession.
In recognition of the importance of medical student participation in research, this $3,000 scholarship will annually recognize a student researcher from the OSU-COM Tulsa and OSU-COM Tahlequah campus for the quality and significance of his/her publication, presentation, or ongoing work.
Scholarship Recipient Dinner
Each December, recipients of the Tribute Scholarships and Founders’ Leadership Award and Founders’ Research Award are honored at a special dinner with the Osteopathic Founders Foundation Board of Directors.