Lincoln Memorial Offers New Dual Vet Med Degree

Lincoln Memorial University (in Tennessee) has announced a new veterinary-focused dual degree program—a Masters of Science in Veterinary Biomedical Science that can count towards first year coursework for a DVM degree.  The MS-VBS program involves 30 hours of full-time graduate level veterinary courses, including Veterinary Anatomy I and II.  MS-VBS

New Wildlife Enterprise Management Degree Offered at Auburn

Auburn University has announced plans to offer a new degree in Wildlife Enterprise Management for the Fall 2019 semester.  The program is designed to prepare students for careers in hunting, fishing, and related outdoor industries.  Only one other university (Kansas State) offers a degree of this type. The Wildlife Enterprise Management

Compassionate Care Veterinary Student Scholarship Announced

The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association has announced that applications are currently being accepted for the Compassionate Care Veterinary Student Scholarship.  This award, established in 2016, is intended for vet students who are interested in animal welfare issues and have actively pursued this interest through volunteer work.  The first place

Jockey Club to Offer $15K Scholarship

The Jockey Club has announced that it will award a $15,000 scholarship ($7,500 per semester) to an outstanding student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in an equine or potentially equine-related field. The scholarship, which was first awarded in 2017, is intended for a current or prospective college student with an interest in

Feline Vet Student Scholarships Announced

The Winn Feline Foundation and the American Association of Feline Practitioners have partnered to offer two $2,500 scholarships for third or fourth year veterinary students.  One award will go to a student with an interest in becoming a feline practitioner, while the other will go to a student interested in

Dairy Scholarship Applications Open

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB) is now accepting applications for its 2018-2019 scholarship program.  Up to eleven $2,500 scholarships are available to undergraduates pursuing degrees with a dairy emphasis (not limited to but including food science, journalism, education, marketing, nutrition, business, and public relations).  The top student will

Pork Industry Scholarship Applications Open

The 2018-2019 National Pork Board scholarship program is now open for applications.  If you are a college junior or senior planning to pursue a career in swine production or veterinary medicine, this is a great opportunity to defray some of your educational costs.  Those planning to attend graduate school in

Animal Related Courses Available Online from Penn State

Are you interested in online courses to explore new career options or to enhance your current qualifications?  Penn State Extension has a selection of self-paced courses available online at very reasonable prices (especially when you consider the cost of comparable college classes).  These are non-credit courses, though one noted below

Veterinary Scholarships Offered by Dairy Association

The National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) is now accepting applications for its veterinary student scholarship program.  The $1,500 scholarships are available to third and fourth year veterinary students at AVMA accredited schools. Applicants will be judged on their interest and involvement in the dairy industry, as well as their interest

American Kennel Club Humane Fund Scholarships

The American Kennel Club Humane Fund is once again offering scholarships to full time students pursuing education in a field that promotes responsible pet ownership.  The AKC will award five John D. Spurling Scholarships ($2,000 each) to students with a strong academic record, community experience with responsible pet ownership, and