Veterinary Scholarships

Here are some of the Veterinary scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)

Eligible Applicants You are eligible to apply for this scholarship at a school that participates in the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program if you are From a disadvantaged background as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: An individual from a disadvantaged background is defined as one who comes from an environment that has inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skill, and abilities required to enroll in and graduate from a health professions school, or from a program providing education or training in an allied health profession; or comes from a family with an annual income below a level based on low income thresholds according to family size published by the U.S. Bureau of Census, adjusted annually for changes in the Consumer Price Index, and adjusted by the Secretary, HHS, for use in health professions and nursing programs. A citizen, national, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico or the Marianas Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Federated State of Micronesia. Eligible Disciplines Under this program, funds are awarded to accredited schools of medicine osteopathic medicine dentistry optometry pharmacy podiatric medicine veterinary medicine nursing (associate, diploma, baccalaureate and graduate degree) public health chiropractic allied health (baccalaureate or graduate degree programs of dental hygiene, medical laboratory technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiologic technology, speech pathology, audiology, and registered dietitians) graduate programs in behavioral and mental health practice (includes clinical psychology, clinical social work, professional counseling, or marriage and family therapy) programs providing training of physician assistants

$500 Nebraska High School Senior Scholarship

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the pet industry? Do you want to work in the field of animal health and nutrition? The companion animal (pet) industry is expanding rapidly all around the world. Career opportunities in animal health, animal nutrition, marketing, publishing, and pet food manufacturing are increasing every year. Oxbow Animal health will reward one Nebraska High School Senior with a strong interest in pursuing a career in the companion animal industry a $500 Scholarship to pursue their dreams. Scholarships are paid directly to the school in September. To Qualify: • Complete the application, available online at • Submit a résumé describing activities and job history • Provide two letters of reference • Be a high school senior graduating from a Nebraska high school • Plan to attend a college or university in the Fall Semester • Submit a 300-500 word essay explaining why you want to pursue a career in the pet industry or in the field of animal health

Harry McLaughlin Scholarship

Eligibility criteria Open to: Cal Poly Pomona Students who are Sophomores and Juniors Major: Animal and Vet Sciences Minimum GPA: 2.5 Unit load required: Full-Time (Undergraduate 12 units, graduate 8 units) Required activities or participation: Participation in University, College, Department and student activities Limited to students with calculated financial need: No Other criteria: Must have completed a minimum of 2 quarters at Cal Poly Pomona; interested in care, management, and promotion of livestock, poultry, and companion or exotic animals/birds; students interested in post-harvest technology and/ or associated business aspects are encouraged to apply

Herbert & Grace Reese Scholarship

Eligibility criteria Open to: Continuing Cal Poly Pomona Students Major: Animal and Vet Science Minimum GPA: 2.5 Unit load required: Full-Time (undergraduate 12 units, graduate 8 units) Required activities or participation: None Limited to students with calculated financial need: No Other criteria: Demonstrate interest and involvement in California light horse industry Application required: Spring Quarter

Pfizer/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program

Scholarship Value: Up to $15,000Classifications: Undergraduate Sophomore, Undergraduate Junior, 1st Year Graduate Student, 1st Year Law StudentMinimum GPA: 3.0Eligible Majors: Business, Finance, Chemistry, Microbiology, Human Resources, Law, Pre-Vet, Animal Science, Supply Chain Management, Organizational DevelopmentEligible Schools: UNCF Member Colleges and Universities, Selected HBCUs and majority institutionsEligible Locations: Open, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, MichiganScholarship Detail:UNCF and Pfizer have partnered to provide rising college juniors, seniors, graduate students and 1st year law school students with an opportunity to gain invaluable internship experience. Interns, with the exception of 1st year law school students, earn a scholarship up to $15,000 while 1st year law students earn a premium internship pay. Selected students participate in an 8-10 week summer internship at Pfizer corporate facilities and are eligible to receive scholarship funding. Students will work with a best-in-class pharmaceutical company in a range of key business and research areas. Applicants must complete an online application, have TWO faculty members complete online letters of recommendation and, upon request, submit a current transcript. Law applicants must submit an unedited writing sample online in addition to an essay. Mail transcripts to Pfizer/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031.Donor/Sponsor Name: Pfizer Inc.(Please check the website for the availability of this scholarship.)

Celesta Simas Memorial Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Sheldon High * Pleasant Grove HighMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or UniversitySpecific Requirements for Applying: Animal Science or Veterinary MedicineAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications:Applicant should be a good citizen; preference given to school/community activities involving animals.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required 2 - 1 teacher, 1 individual who can comment on applicant's involvement with animals

Vet Tech & Other Veterinary Support Careers Electric Dog Fence DIY Scholarship

Our goal is to provide a deserving student the opportunity to have some financial relief that will allow him or her to better focus in their studies and be able to better serve humanity, in particular our best friends. This year we want to offer the opportunity to a student studying to be a Vet Tech or other vocational career path that supports the work done by vets. Award Amount ▪ One $1000 scholarship is available. The scholarship will be disbursed in two payments of $500 ▪ To be used at the student’s discretion for living expenses, educational expenses or quality of life expenses Award Criteria and Eligibility -Vet Tech program enrollment -Undergraduate biology or pre-veterinary studies program, or the equivalent -Vocational program or community college working on technical or support degrees associated to the service of animals -Graduate program focused on animal assisted therapy -Must be enrolled full-time and in good standing at an accredited university -Hold a minimum 3.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent -Submit a 1,000 word essay on when to recommend an electric wireless or wired dog fence. Renewal Guidelines ▪ The student must maintain a 3.5 GPA in order to receive each increment ▪ The student must maintain full-time enrollment and must remain in good standing at their institution Application Deadlines ▪ September 1, 2016 -Dog Fence DIY will notify the recipient of the scholarship no later than September 30, 2016 About is a world class distributor of wireless dog fence solutions for self installation. is family owned at takes pride in providing high quality affordable options to vendor-installed electronic and invisible dog fences®. has assisted thousands of families in creating safe outdoor environments for their dogs in a cost effective format. The dog containment systems available at our website meet the highest criteria for quality and safety. is proud to extend a helping hand to future veterinary professionals because we are all part of the bigger picture when it comes to improving the lives of canine companions. Other community outreach efforts include educational material for dog shelters as well as bulk supply donations to deserving dog charities.

National Mastitis Council Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in animal or dairy science, agricultural communications, education, sales and marketing or pre-vet/vet sciences. Applicant must have a dairy background or plan to pursue a career related to dairy and have participated in community service. Scholarship is available for both FFA and non-FFA members.AWARD: One scholarship at $1,000, non-renewable.

Liz Myers Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria * Application Deadline: see website * 3.0 GPA required * Major in Veterinary Medicine or related field (that promotes and protects the health, safety, and well-being of animals) preferred * Attending two or four-year higher education institution * Extracurricular activities * Work experience * Community service.

Jay Pumphrey Animal Sciences Scholarship

$6,000 four-year scholarship Ideal candidates are current AQHA or AQHYA members from Texas with a rural farming and or ranching background; has a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average, and who wishes to pursue a major in animal science or a large animal-related degree from Tarleton State University or Texas A&M University. Member must apply during their senior year of high school. Current or previous AQHF scholarship recipients are not eligible to receive this scholarship. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to a four-year undergraduate degree program as specified above.

American Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in animal nutrition; animal, dairy, equine or poultry science; animal breeding and genetics; biological sciences or pre-vet/vet sciences, with preference to applicants planning a career in veterinary medicine or veterinary food supply/public health.AWARD: Three scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable. Must apply online prior to 5:00 p.m. February 1st each year

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