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Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Awarded $774,116 in Scholarships for 2024 – 2025 Academic Year

(Las Cruces, NM) – Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (Burrell College) is pleased to announce the awarding of $774,116 in scholarships for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. This funding is made possible through the generous support of various sources and benefactors, as led and organized by the Coalition for Osteopathic Excellence (COE), a 501 c-3 supporting foundation.

The COE foundation supports a collaborative effort involving various organizations, alumni, and donors dedicated to advancing the osteopathic medical profession. Through their collective efforts, they have provided substantial financial assistance to support the education and training of future osteopathic physicians.

“We are incredibly grateful to the COE and all the contributors for their unwavering support,” said John Hummer, president and co-founder of Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. “These scholarships will significantly impact our students, allowing them to pursue their education with reduced financial pressures and greater focus on their studies and professional development.”

These scholarships come on the heels of BCOM receiving the highest accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA); which is Ten Years with Exceptional Outcome and affirming BCOM’s commitment in warranting the success of our student doctors.

Classes in our New Mexico and Florida campuses begins in July 2024, with an anticipated 207 incoming students at our Las Cruces campus and 108 at our new Melbourne campus. BCOM’s first graduating class was in 2020 at our Las Cruces, NM campus. Since then 706 doctors have graduated, entering fields that include:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiation oncology
  • Urology

For more information about the scholarship programs or to learn how to contribute, please contact the COE at:

About Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine:

Burrell is a four-year, private osteopathic, student-centered medical school utilizing the latest medical education technologies and methods to ensure student success in all fields of medicine — from primary care to subspecialties like surgery, anesthesiology, and emergency medicine. Established in 2013, Burrell has two campuses, Las Cruces, New Mexico and Melbourne, Florida. Learn more at .