American Osteopathic Foundation
The AOF offers a variety of grant, scholarship, and award opportunities to osteopathic medical students, residents, physicians, researchers, and osteopathic centers/programs. Through these opportunities, the AOF is able to recognize some of the exceptional individuals within the osteopathic profession who are making a difference. For more information click here.
NIH Research Loan Repayment Program
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsors five Loan Repayment Programs: clinical research, clinical research for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, contraception and infertility research, health disparities, and pediatric research. Through these programs, the NIH repays up to $35,000 of education debt of those pursuing careers in biomedical and behavioral research.
Ohio Loan Repayment Program
Through the Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program (OPLRP) primary care physicians agree to practice primary care medicine 40 hours/week in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) or former HPSA. They also agree to treat a percentage of Medicaid and Medicare patients equal to the percentage in their service area. In return, they receive up to $80,000 of medical school debt repaid ($20,000 over a four-year period). Participants must be primary care physicians in the Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or OB/GYN.