Norma L. Kelly Resident Spouse Scholarship The OMS Foundation Alliance is proud to partner with OMSNIC to welcome spouses of OMS residents to the AAOMS Annual Meeting each year. Through its Norma L. Kelly Resident Spouse Scholarships, the Alliance reimburses travel expenses up to $1,000 for spouses accompanying residents to the Annual Meeting.

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Applicants must be the spouse of a junior or senior resident attending the AAOMS Annual Meeting. Preference is given to spouses of residents presenting at the AAOMS Annual Meeting.
  • A narrative summary of your experience as a Kelly Scholarship awardee must be submitted to the Foundation within 30 days of your return from the Annual Meeting.
  • Detailed travel expense receipts must be submitted to the Foundation within 30 days of your return from the Annual Meeting.

Scholarship funds will be disbursed upon receipt/approval of these materials.

How to Apply

EXTENDED Application Deadline:
August 8 at 11:59 CDT

Honoring the late Norma L. Kelly

Norma was a former Alliance chairwoman known for her big smile and welcoming presence. Kelly Scholarship recipients are guests of honor at all Alliance events at the Annual Meeting, where  veteran Alliance donors offer friendship, mentorship and support to these important newcomers to the OMS community.

More than
Kelly Scholarships have been awarded since the program began in 2008

Kelly Scholarships were awarded in 2021 to:

  • Samuel Dienel of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Erin Gunderson of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Khushbu Park of Hoover, AL
  • Andrea Perales of Hoboken, NJ
  • Kendra Shiffler of Los Angeles, CA

The OMS Foundation thanks OMSNIC for its generous support of this program.

Thank you to all of our 2021 Alliance Sponsors:

OMSNIC, Elsevier, Canfield, Inc., Salvin Dental Specialties, Dr. Bill Frantzich, KLS Martin