Scholarships in Pre-veterinary Medicine

Dog Fence DIY Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 1

Applicant must fall into one of the following categories: undergraduate student enrolled in an undergraduate biology or pre-veterinary studies program (or the equivalent); vocational or community college student working in technical or support degrees associated to the service of animals; graduate student enrolled in an animal assisted therapy graduate program; or Vet Tech program. All applicants must be enrolled full time, hold a minimum 3.5 GPA, and submit a 1,000-word essay on one of the following topics: Ways to improve the quality of life of our canine companions or what to do when you're dog is lost. One of the two awards is open to international students outside of the United States.


Wildlife Research Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must have a minimum GRE score of 1100 and 3.0 GPA in the last two years of undergraduate or graduate work.


Islamic Development Bank Loan Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is under the age of 24 and has confirmed admission into a professional degree program. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: agriculture, dentistry, economics, engineering, food technology, forestry/fishery, media, medical technology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, political science, social science, or veterinary medicine. High academic achievement and financial need are required. Recipient must not be in receipt of any other loan.


Doctoral Dissertation Award for Arthritis Health Professionals

Award: $60,000, Deadline: February 6

Preference given to an arthritis-related dissertation project. Applicant must be a member of his or her professional organization. Award is for non-laboratory research and is to be used for a salary stipend or research support. Applications will be available May 1.


Oregon Sheep Growers Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a resident of Oregon and have a career interest in the sheep industry. Written description of career goals, two letters of recommendation, and transcript of college work completed are required to be submitted.


Robert G. Robinson Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: February 15

Preference is given to non-smoking residents of Franklin County, Iowa.


Myron and Elinor Kolbe Agricultural Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant but be an undergraduate student from Lorain County who is enrolled in a four-year college preparing for a career in agriculture, including but not limited to animal science and veterinary medicine. Preference is given to students from the Black River, Keystone, and Wellington School Districts. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required.


Hinson-Hazelwood Health Education Loan

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be attending a Texas college or university. Selection is based upon financial need and credit. Applicant must be a permanent U.S. resident eligible to pay resident tuition at a Texas public college or university.


Jason Lang Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have completed a minimum of one year of an undergraduate program in Alberta and are continuing in the same program. Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Revs. Edmund and Hilary Jurica O.S.B. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,225, Deadline: None

Applicant must plan to attend medical, dental, podiatry, veterinary, or optometry school after graduation.


Myron and Elinor A. Kolbe Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a student residing in Lorain County. Field of study preference for, but not limited to, agriculture, animal science, or veterinary medicine. Financial need and academic performance considered. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required. Award amount determined by committee.


Winner's Circle Scholarship Program

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 14

Applicant must be a national AAEP student member who is active within their school's AAEP chapter and is currently attending a college of veterinary medicine. Applicant must apply during their third year for funding their fourth (final year) of veterinary curriculum. Essay, two letters of recommendation, official transcript, student aid report, and financial aid award letters are required to be submitted. All scholarships are $1,500 unless recipient qualifies for the Assets for Independence (AFI) federal grant program available through The Race For Education. If recipient meets federal guidelines and completes the grant program, the student receives the Winner's Circle $1,500 scholarship for the fall term then saves $500 as part of the grant program and receives an additional $4,000 in grant funding for their spring term.


Marguerite Burns Rust Scholarship for Animal Science Studies

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a graduate of a Bartholomew County high school enrolled in Purdue University's Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technology undergraduate degree program or pursuing a Doctor of Veterinary Science degree at Purdue University.


Dr. Leo Kotcheck Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Preston High School graduate who is regularly enrolled as an undergraduate student in a college or university majoring in pre-veterinary studies.


Joycelyn A. Ayersman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a Rowlesburg, WV high school graduate who is regularly enrolled as an undergraduate student in a college or university, pursuing a pre-veterinary course of study.


Jack and Shirley Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school student, current or returning student, and those with a GED certificate who plans to enroll in a technical or mechanical training (particularly automotive-related) program, or veterinary-related or business related field. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.


Edward F. Fields Memorial Fund

Award: $300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school graduate from Walla Walla County who participated in 4-H or FFA and will attend Washington State University with interest in livestock, veterinary medicine or extension services.


Jim Kibler Agriculture Fund

Award: $300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be attending a college or vocational agri-business program in anticipation of a career in agricultural marketing, agricultural management, agriculture technology, animal sciences, farming or natural resources management.


Frank Weigel Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue post-secondary education at a two- or four-year accredited institution in a science-related field.


John M. Roca Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Cape Henlopen High School who will attend an accredited four-year college or university majoring in agriculture, art, pre-veterinary medicine or a related field. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.


John D Spurling OBE Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a full-time student pursuing a program that promotes responsible pet ownership. Some examples include veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, animal care, animal behavior, and grooming and training majors. Scholastic record, community experience, and two letters of recommendation required.


Campbell Family Scholarship

Award: $8,500, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a high school senior or college student pursuing a pet-related career. Minimum 2.75 GPA, essay, transcript, and two letters of recommendation required.


Camp Verde Healing Arts Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be a Camp Verde High School senior or undergraduate student who is planning to pursue a career as a doctor of veterinary science or medical doctor at one of the three Arizona public universities. Financial need, excellent college admission scores, high motivation, and community involvement must be demonstrated. Minimum 3.35 GPA required.


K9 Carts Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must be a college student enrolled in a veterinary program. Minimum 2.5 GPA, two essays, and survey required.


American Veterinary Medical Association FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following subject areas: animal nutrition; animal, dairy, equine or poultry science; animal breeding and genetics; animal pathology or veterinary sciences. Preference will be given to students who are planning to work in the fields of veterinary medicine and veterinary food supply. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.


Dean Foods Company FFA Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be under the age of 23 and pursuing four-year degrees at U.S. institutions in the following major areas: dairy science, livestock management, sustainable agriculture, food science and technology or pre-vet/veterinary sciences. Selection is based on exceptional leadership ability, demonstrated service to the community and financial need.


Health Resources and Services Administration-Bureau of Health Professions Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

Award: $30,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicants must be full-time students, be from a disadvantaged background, demonstrate financial need and be studying in a health field, including medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and others. They must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. All other criteria are set by individual schools.


Janelle Downing Memorial 4-H Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be Missouri residents who are present or former members of 4-H and who are rising undergraduate freshmen who are planning to major in veterinary medicine, pre-veterinary medicine or animal science. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Preference will be given to those who will be enrolling at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture as freshmen. Selection is based on 4-H achievements, stated career goals and financial need.