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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.