SchaolrThis list has been compiled from students, staff, and mailings to the Institute. It is by no means comprehensive. Please email [email protected] if you come across other sources that we can add to this list.


The ABORM Annual Scholarship is awarded once annually to a student enrolled in either a Masters Degree Program or the Doctoral Degree Program. The ABORM Annual Scholarship amount is $1,000.00, with the scholarship to be paid in full upon successful submission and acceptance for publication of an article in the Journal of Chinese Medicine (JCM).
The purpose of the ABORM Annual Scholarship is to foster new scholarly inquiry in the field of Oriental Reproductive Medicine and Infertility for publication in the Journal of Chinese Medicine.
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BUCK Cancer Foundation

Students funding students to advance integrative medicine! The BUCK Cancer Foundation offers innovative educational grants to students pursuing a degree in integrative medicine or a complementary cancer treatment (such as acupuncture, nutrition, medical marijuana, etc). The foundation offers grants up to $5,000 per student that have a unique structure as a Giving Back Grant Program where upon graduation and employment, the student will begin to repay a set percentage of their salary to the Foundation so a new grant can be provided to another round of students. Students get funds when they need it and pay it forward when they can afford it. 

 Read A BUCK Forward Grant Overview

Download BUCK Contract

Download BUCK Grant Application

Download Grant Flow Chart

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The nuherbs Co. Scholarship Program will award three scholarships to aid students of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in their studies.

1) nuherbs Scholarship: $2,000.00
2) Herbal Times Scholarship: $1,500.00
3) Jade Dragon Scholarship: $1,000.00
The eligibility requirements are as follows:
1) A current student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0**
2) Attend a participating ACAOM accredited acupuncture
3) Submit a completed application, including an essay, to the Registrar at [email protected]

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Ryu Family Foundation (RFF) Scholarship

Available for the Korean-American (US citizen) student or a Korean student who is working for an advanced degree — BA, BS, MA, MS, MBA, JD, MD, DDS, etc. at a legally approved college or university.
Ryu Family Foundation (RFF) Scholarship information at:

Trudy McAlister Scholarship

The AOM Scholarship Fund is a division of the Trudy McAlister Foundation.
The AOM Scholarship Fund was established primarily to support students who show promise of making significant contributions either to clinical practice and/or to the understanding of the role of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) in a modern context. The Trudy McAlister Foundation is committed to supporting U.S citizens who are students of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine who attend accredited (ACAOM) schools or “candidate” schools in the United States and are studying for their first professional degree. The Foundation also supports research and related activities that promote the advancement of AOM.

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

The Tylenol Scholarship program helps students who are pursuing a healthcare-related career manage the cost of education by awarding scholarships in the amount of $5,000 and $10,000. For more information :

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

$1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction.  Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

Belltown Spine & Wellness Scholarship

Belltown Spine & Wellness is a Seattle chiropractic and natural health center that has been committed to providing care and comfort to the community for over 20 years. Now, we want to help in a slightly different way: A $1000 scholarship for one promising student in the U.S going into or currently studying holistic medicine, chiropractic, massage therapy or acupuncture.
Write an essay addressing the question:
What do you see as the biggest challenge facing holistic and natural healthcare today?
Essay should be 1000 – 1500 words in length. In addition, submission should also include a 200-word personal statement that introduces you and your higher education goals.
Deadline: April 30th, 2018 
Entries will be judged on quality and content. Winner will be announced on May 29th, 2018.

Zip Recruiter

Scholarship Award: $3,000
Deadlines: June 30th & December 31st
Eligibility Requirements: Student must be 18+ years old and enrolled in classes by deadline date
Entry Rules: 

  1. Write a follow-up email for after a job interview (250 words max)
  2. Describe why you chose to include what you did in the email (250 words max)

Visit the ZipRecruiter Scholarship Page for more information or to apply

Pinnacle Peak Recovery 

A $500 essay scholarship and students are encouraged to write an essay explaining how they plan on fighting issues surrounding substance abuse and addiction. Examples may include: future career path, volunteering for a related cause, helping someone they love seek treatment, or even how they have overcome their own personal battles.

The deadline to enter is June 30th, 2019 Any student 18 or over is qualified to enter.

Details and rules can be viewed here:


Nav Entrepreneur Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 for two winners (selected on essay quality)

Application period: open until January 1, 2019

Requirements: Available to students enrolled in courses for the Spring or Fall of 2019. Preference will be given to students who run a business or have the desire to open a business.

More details about the scholarship can be found here.

We also highly encourage you to share the scholarship on ABORM’s Twitter or LinkedIn channels. Here is an example of copy that could be shared:

Do you have the desire and drive to be an entrepreneur? For a chance to win $1,000 to help fund the business of your dreams enter @NavSMB Entrepreneur Scholarship:


The American Association of University Women (AAUW)

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. View their scholarships here.


Sunshine Behavioral Health’s Opioid Awareness Scholarship

Sunshine Behavioral Health is committed to raising awareness around substance abuse, while maintaining excellence in addiction treatment at our facilities. As part of this dedication, Sunshine Behavioral Health is offering a $500 scholarship to students pursuing a degree in a medical field. 

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2020 academic year.
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
  • For applicants under 18, must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.
  • Must apply to the contest by email and provide their name, address and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend.
  • Must provide your written essay by the deadline of Dec. 01, 2019 (renews annually).

All essay submissions should be sent to: [email protected] View their scholarship here.

American Academy of CPR & First Aid, Inc.® Scholarship

Learning CPR and basic first aid are ways any one of us could potentially save a life. The educators and healthcare professionals of tomorrow take this mission even further by pursuing careers dedicated to the advancement of health and wellness. That is why The American Academy of CPR and First Aid is proud to sponsor the “Save a Life” Scholarship, offered exclusively to students majoring in the healthcare and education fields.

The “Save a Life” Scholarship of, $1,500, is awarded twice per year: once in the spring and once in the fall. Each $1,500 award will go to a different student, in order to maximize the impact of the scholarship, spread the word of the importance first aid and CPR training, and share more stories from future educators and healthcare professionals.

View their scholarship here