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Monday
Feb052018

WINN AND THE AAFP OFFER TWO SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2018

Winn Feline Foundation (Winn) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) are pleased to announce two scholarships for third or fourth year veterinary students enrolled in an accredited veterinary college or school in the United States or Canada. The $2,500 awards are based upon academic achievement, financial need, leadership, and dedication to and excellence in the study of feline medicine, health, and welfare.

The Boards of Directors of both the AAFP and Winn are thrilled to offer these scholarships to support future veterinarians and continue to advance feline medicine. These two leading feline-dedicated organizations are offering one $2,500 scholarship for a veterinary student with an interest in feline practice and the second $2,500 scholarship for a veterinary student with an interest clinical scientific research.

All applications will be reviewed, selected, and approved by the AAFP and Winn. In addition to a short application form, interested students will also be required to answer two essay questions asking for the applicant to explain his/her specific interest and background in feline health and welfare, and to describe plans for future participation in feline medicine. 

 

All completed applications with accompanying supplementary documents must be received no later than March 23, 2018. The winning recipient will be notified of their award on or before April 16th, 2018.

 

Applications and instructions are available shortly on each organization’s websites:

www.winnfelinefoundation.org/partners/affiliations   

www.catvets.com/members/students/  

 

The AAFP has additional resources housed in the Student Center on their website, including their Toolkit for

Veterinary Students (http://bit.ly/studenttookit). The toolkit contains materials for veterinary students to embrace a feline perspective and obtain further knowledge about the standards needed to elevate care for cats. Winn also has a number of various educational resources on their website and information regarding research grant awards. 

 

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