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

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

Pork Industry Scholarships Announced

The National Pork Board is now accepting applications for its 2017-2018 Pork Industry Scholarship program.  The program is open to junior and senior college students with an interest in pursuing a career in a swine management or veterinary medicine. In its eighth year of offering this program, the National Pork Board

Merck Veterinary Student Scholarships

Calling all second and third year vet students!  The annual Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program will begin accepting applications on November 15, 2016.  Applications can be submitted online via the American Veterinary Medical Foundation website, a partner with Merck for this scholarship program, until December 31, 2016. Twenty scholarships

Where to Find Veterinary Scholarships

Attending veterinary school is extremely expensive, and the costs have continued to skyrocket over the past decade.  According to a report from VIN News, the average vet student’s educational debt has spiked significantly from $81,052 in 2004 to $162,113 in 2013.  The American Veterinary Medical Association found that the average