Third Annual Vet Camp Contest Accepting Entries

Do you know a student (rising 6th to 8th grade) that dreams of becoming a vet?  Royal Canin and Vet Set Go are offering the third annual “Become a Veterinarian Camp Contest.”  Three middle school students will win a spot in Auburn University’s 2019 Junior VET Camp which runs from

UC Davis Falls in World Veterinary Rankings

The University of California – Davis, the top veterinary school worldwide in the QS World Veterinary Rankings in 2017 and 2018, was surpassed by the Royal Veterinary College for 2019.  The Royal Veterinary College had been ranked at #3 the past two years.  UC Davis was still the top North American vet school with its

AVMF Veterinary Scholarship Applications Open

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation has announced that applications for several veterinary scholarships will be accepted beginning March 1, 2019.  The awards include: AVMA/AVMF Scholarship for Veterans:Four $1,000 scholarships are available to veterans of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy currently in their first three years of veterinary school.Mildred Sylvester

LSU Vet School to Host January Open House

Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine will host their annual open house on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9am to 3pm.  The event is free and open to the public—a great opportunity for aspiring veterinary students and their families to take a look behind the scenes! Visitors will be able

Free Veterinary Student Debt Webinar

The VIN Foundation is offering a free webinar this week that should be very useful for current (and future) veterinary students.  The webinar, Veterinary Student Debt Questions and Answers, will address topics such as student loan repayment options, loan consolidation, private refinancing, and managing stress related to student debt.  They

Hills Pet Nutrition to Fund Vet School Renovation

It was announced this week that Hill’s Pet Nutrition has donated a significant amount to Kansas State University’s vet school to fund a major renovation.  The value of the donation has not been disclosed, but various outlets have reported that it is the largest corporate gift in the college’s history. Kansas

Recent Colorado Veterinary Grads Eligible for $70K Awards

To address a shortage of rural veterinarians, the state of Colorado has implemented its Veterinary Education Loan Repayment Program (VELRP) that awards up to $70,000 to each recipient over a four year period.  Up to four recipients will be selected each year, and applications for the initial round of awards

Colorado State University to Expand Veterinary Campus

The Colorado State University Board of Governors approved the addition of a 12,150 square foot facility to the veterinary campus this week, as reported by The Coloradoan.  The South Campus Animal Research Facility project will house animals under the care of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Pre-Surgical Research Laboratory, the

AVMA Offers Student Loan Repayment Webinar

The American Veterinary Medical Association will offer a webinar on Student Loan Repayment Options and Strategies on October 29, 2018 at 1pm Eastern time.  The presentation, part of the AVMA Lead & Learn webinar series, will feature three speakers: Dr. Bridgette Bain (AVMA economist), Dr. Caroline Cantner (AVMA Assistant Director

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