Scholarships in Veterinary Clinical Sciences (m.s., Ph.d.)

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.


USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

Award: -, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be rising undergraduate freshmen, sophomores or juniors who have a high school diploma or a GED. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must plan to enroll or be enrolled at an 1890 Land Grant institution and have plans to major in agriculture; agriculture business/management; agriculture economics; agricultural engineering/mechanics; agricultural productions and technology; agronomy or crop science; animal science; botany; farm and range management; fish, game or wildlife management; food services/technology; forestry and related services; home economics/nutrition/human development; horticulture; natural resources management; soil conservation/soil science or other related disciplines (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine or computer science). They must also have proven leadership skills and must have experience with community service. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.