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Merck Animal Health awards $5,000 scholarships to 54 students

The recipients were chosen based on academic excellence, financial need, and leadership

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Fifty-four students from around the world are each the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship thanks to Merck Animal Health.

In collaboration with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), the company selected students in their second and third year of school who are pursuing careers in companion or large-animal medicine. The recipients were also chosen based on academic excellence, financial need, and leadership.

“Merck Animal Health is proud to help lay a solid educational foundation for these students to excel in their future careers,” says Scott Bormann, senior vice president for Merck Animal Health, North America.

The winners of the 2019 Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship are:

  • Imrul Kayes Anwar, Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Michael Barua, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • Andrea Basque, University of Pennsylvania
  • Kalie Beckers, Louisiana State University
  • Robert Buntz, Colorado State University
  • Emily Calbaum, University of Wisconsin
  • Brittany Campbell, Purdue University
  • Virginia Carrero, Louisiana State University
  • Michael Congiusta, University of Minnesota
  • Lindsay Courtney, Ohio State University
  • Stephanie Crawford, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Brenna Daly, Tufts University
  • Anik Das, Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Erin Deavours, University of Georgia
  • Thomas Duff, University of Minnesota
  • Peter Ellis, University of California, Davis
  • Grace Ertle, Michigan State University
  • Abdullah Al Fahad, Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Lindsay Francis, Colorado State University
  • Sarah Freeman, University of California, Davis
  • Anna Gates, Michigan State University
  • Taylor Goucher, University of Pennsylvania
  • Emily Griswold, University of Pennsylvania
  • Geraldine Gutierrez, University of Minnesota
  • John Hanlon, Washington State University
  • Kelsey Hart, St. George’s University
  • Ifteqar Hassan, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • Alexandra Hess, Colorado State University
  • Mohimanul Islam, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • Manohar Katara, St. George’s University
  • Chantelle Khambholja, Washington State University
  • Shahriar Khandakar, Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Jeffrey Kim, Ohio State University
  • Laura Krogman, Washington State University
  • Judy Anne Manaog, University of the Philippines Los Banos
  • Mikaella Andrea Manongdo, University of the Philippines Los Banos
  • Heath McAlexander, University of Tennessee
  • Ferdous Hasan Mithun, Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Christopher Moyer, Lincoln Memorial University
  • Pallab Deb Nath, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • Michael Paras, University of the Philippines Los Banos
  • Arif Rabbani, Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Caitlyn Rize, University of Minnesota
  • Shira Rosenblum, University of Pennsylvania
  • John Rowe, Ohio State University
  • Janae Saffold, Midwestern University
  • Michelle Sahr, Ohio State University
  • Arnel Jr. Simangan, University of the Philippines Los Banos
  • Rachel Stika, Iowa State University
  • Melissa Trayah, Tufts University
  • Jonathan Tubbs, Auburn University
  • Kristen Verdoorn, University of Wisconsin
  • Elvina Yau, Cornell University
  • Mariah Young, Washington State University
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“The AVMF is proud to partner with Merck Animal Health, whose generous support of veterinary student scholarships aids recipients in the pursuit of educational and professional opportunities,” says Karen Davis, DVM, chair of AVMF’s board of advisors.

“Congratulations to these outstanding students and thank you to Merck Animal Health for its continued commitment and involvement in veterinary medical education.”

 

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