The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the AVMA. One of their strategic initiatives is to provide scholarship programs to veterinary students, detailed below. Of immediate current interest is the AVMF Scholarship for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd years - DUE MAY 15TH!
Visit their website to apply:
Scholarships offered include:
1) They partner with Pfizer Animal Health on one scholarship program. In 2010 this program provided 300 $2500 scholarships totaling $750,000
2) The AVMF Scholarships are $1,000 awards given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students – THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION IS MAY 15!
3) The Winn Feline Scholarship is a $2500 scholarship given to a 3rd or 4th year student with a keen interested in cat health
4) The Food Animal Veterinary Recruitment and Retention Program (FAVRRP) was a pilot program in 2010 that awarded 5 debt repayment grants of up to $100,000 each to veterinarians agreeing to work in food animal medicine in an underserved area of the country for a period of 5 years. Plans are underway for a similar program in 2011 and beyond.
Good luck to all applicants!