Scholarship Program

Investing in the future of osteopathic medicine in the Pacific Northwest begins by supporting today’s osteopathic medical student. The Foundation’s Scholarship Program helps defray some of the cost of osteopathic medical school. Scholarships are awarded primarily to students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington who are committed to practicing primary care medicine in the Pacific Northwest.

Since the 1986-87 scholastic school year, the Foundation has awarded 463 scholarships for a total of $1,413,150. For a list of all our scholarship awardees and where they are now, use this link:  Scholarship Awardees Hall of Fame. (5-14-14 Link is offline due to a problem with dropbox. We are working to solve the issue.)

2014 – 2015 Scholarship Application (Click Here)

Donate to support our scholarship program (click here)

Applications must be completed or received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014.
Applicants will be notified about their scholarships in early August, 2014.

Fundraising for scholarships continues through the application period, so the exact number of scholarships and their amounts are not finalized until the end of the application process.

2013–14 Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Awardees

B. E. Willis, DO Oregon Women’s Scholarship Award – $10,000
Scholarship provided by G.E Willis, DO and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Anna Dyukareva
Lake Oswego, OR
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in Arizona
B. E. Willis, DO Oregon Women’s Scholarship Award – $10,000
Scholarship provided by G.E Willis, DO and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation

Jan Hallock
Klamath Falls, OR

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

B. E. Willis, DO Oregon Women’s Scholarship Award – $10,000
Scholarship provided by G.E Willis, DO and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Marie Chase
Lebanon, OR
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest
Washington Osteopathic Medical Association Scholarship Award – $10,000
Scholarship provided by WOMA members and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Jordan Collier
Kent, WA
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alaska Osteopathic Medical Association Scholarship Award – $8,000
Scholarship provided by AKOMA members and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Jordon Greer
Palmer, AK
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alaska Osteopathic Medical Association Scholarship Award – $8,000
Scholarship provided by AKOMA members and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Sally Mangum
North Pole, AK
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alaska Osteopathic Medical Association Scholarship Award – $8,000
Scholarship provided by AKOMA members and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Vernon Rasiah
Fairbanks, AK
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest
Mothers’ Florence Scholarship Award -$6,000
Scholarship provided by Lynne Angel and B.E. Willis, DO in honor of their mothers who share the name Florence and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation.
Krista Jensen
Eugene, OR
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest
FamilyCare Health Plans Scholarship Award – $5,000
Scholarship provided by FamilyCare Health Plans
Peter Brown
Portland, OR
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest
Western University and Samaritan Health Services Scholarship Award – $5,000
Scholarship provided by Western University of Health Sciences and Samaritan Health Services
Trintje Johansson
Mount Vernon, WA
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest
Giving Back Scholarship Award – $5,000
Scholarship provided by previous scholarship awardees:

  • Wendy Heusch, DO
  • Michael Henderson, DO
  • David Michalik, DO
  • Mitchell McKamey, DO
  • Danny Spencer, DO
  • Wynde Cheek, DO
  • Jon Geffen, DO
  • Daniel Knorpp, DO
  • Patrick Wedlake, DO
  • Ronald Quam, DO
  • Robert Martin, DO

and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation

Buu Bui
Seattle, WA
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest
Pacific Northwest University Scholarship Award – $5,000
Scholarship provided by Pacific Northwest University and Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Danielle Saenz
Portland, OR
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Burnham “Wonderful World” Memorial Endowment Scholarship Award – $5,000
Scholarship provided by the E.L. “Doc” Burnham, DO “Wonderful World” Endowment and Osteopathic Challenge Coins Program
Corby Makin
Enterprise, OR
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest
Floyd Henry, DO Memorial Endowment Scholarship Award – $5,000
Scholarship provided by the Floyd Henry, DO Endowment and Osteopathic Challenge Coins Program
Caitlin Karplus
Philomath, OR
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in Arizona
Shirley Carpenter Memorial Endowment Scholarship Award – $2,500
Scholarship provided by the Shirley Carpenter Endowment and Osteopathic Challenge Coins Program
Jessica Smith
Butte, MT
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
W.B. Saunders, DO Memorial Scholarship Award – $2,500
Scholarship provided by Steven Saunders, NWOMF Board member in memory of this father.
Annagreta Bowen
Arlington, WA
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Osteopathic Advantage Scholarship Award -$2,500
Scholarship provided by Osteopathic Advantage and the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Amelia Servin
Estacada, OR
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest

 

The Board of Directors would like to recognize our 2013-2014 Scholarship Committee:

  • Amber Figueroa, DO and Todd Capistrant, DO; co-chair
  • Wynde Cheek, DO
  • Daisy Dhillon, DO
  • Brock McConnehey, DO
  • Byron Perkins, DO
  • John T. Pham, DO
  • Danny Spencer, DO

For additional Information about our scholarship programs and how you can support osteopathic medical education in the Northwest, visit our website www.nwosteo.org/donate.