Vet Student Scholarship Applications Available Oct. 1

Veterinary students are being invited to apply for the second annual Veterinary Student Scholarship Program.

Veterinary students are being invited to apply for the second annual Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, made possible by a partnership between the American Veterinary Medical Foundation and Pfizer Animal Health of New York.

Applications will be accepted from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15.

Pfizer Animal Health will provide up to $625,000 in student scholarships—about 250 scholarships of $2,500 each—to eligible second- and third-year veterinary medicine students studying at the U.S. and Caribbean-based AVMA-accredited colleges of veterinary medicine.

In addition to traditional selection criteria such as academic excellence and financial need, the scholarships will focus on meeting ongoing needs of the veterinary profession: diversity, sustainability and the availability of veterinarians to serve in mixed or rural practices.

Scholarships will be awarded to students in all areas, including food animal medicine, small animal clinical medicine, research, government services and organized medicine.

Last year’s program awarded 222 veterinary students with a total of $555,000 in scholarships.

To apply, visit www.avmf.org/pfizer.

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