This list has been compiled from students, staff, and mailings to the Institute. It is by no means comprehensive. Please email 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

The BUCK Cancer Foundation has a unique approach to funding your education: Pay a Buck Forward. It offers loans to those students seeking to work with cancer patients, including students in acupuncture or herbal medicine. It offers a loan at a greatly reduced rate with generous payback terms. More details here. For more information:


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 your
school´s financial aid office
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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 :