Scholarships in Veterinary Medicine (d.v.m.)

Student Loan Program for Health, Science, & Mathematics

Award: $8,500, Deadline: February

Applicant must be a resident of North Carolina and demonstrate financial need.

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.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award: $100,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must hold a D.O., D.V.M., M.D., or Ph.D. Competitive award renewal application after two years.

M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman, a graduate of an American institution, and be planning a career in medicine, preferably in general practice, not psychiatry.

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.

Kildee Graduate Scholarships

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have participated in the National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest. The top 25 individuals in one of the past three National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest may apply. Two letters of recommendation (including a letter from the department chair and a faculty member who is familiar with the applicant's activities and academic achievements) and an official transcript showing all courses required.

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.

Professional Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be a resident of participating state and attend an approved program at a WICHE participating program.

Jaqua Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a resident of New Jersey.

Veterinary Auxiliary Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must demonstrate need.

National Zoological Park Traineeship in Animal Medicine

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 31

Selection is based upon statement of interest, scholastic achievement, relevant experience, and letters of reference.

National Zoological Park Traineeship in Veterinary Pathology

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 31

Selection is based upon statement of interest, scholastic achievement, relevant experience, and letters of reference.

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.

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.

Veterinary Medicine Minority Loan/Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a minority student who is seeking a veterinary medicine degree. Participant must fulfill the loan-to-scholarship service obligation by working for one year for each year of the money received.

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.

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.

AVMF Veterinary Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a current first, second, or third year student attending an AVMA-accredited colleges of veterinary medicine.

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.