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Legacy Endowed Scholarship

AVMA Legacy Endowed Scholarship
Auxiliary to the AVMA Legacy Endowed Scholarship Program Now Open

New for the 2018-2019 academic year, the Auxiliary to the AVMA Legacy Endowed Scholarship Program will award four $1,000 scholarships to students at each of the AVMA- accredited veterinary colleges in the U.S. and the following international veterinary colleges: Atlantic Veterinary College; St. George's University; Ross University; Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies; Royal Veterinary College and the University of Glasgow.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the deadline to apply is October 15. Click here to access the AVMF Scholarship Portal.


Disaster Relief Grant

Disaster Relief Grant for Veterinary Students

American Veterinary Medical Foundation

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) Disaster Relief Grants for Veterinarians are for the purpose of assisting veterinarians and veterinary students who have experienced an emergency need for basic necessities due to a disaster. The grants would cover items such as clothing, temporary housing, transportation and meals that were needed immediately following a disaster.

Grant amount: Up to $2,000 may be issued per grantee for out-of-pocket expenses incurred immediately following the disaster. A disaster would include, but is not limited to, flooding, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires or oil spills in an area that has been declared a disaster area at the local, county, state or federal level.

The deadline to apply is within 9 months following a disaster. For more information visit the AVMF's website.


AVMA Booth at SAVMA Symposium


Your SAVMA Editors visit the AVMA booth at SAVMA Symposium 2018 UPenn


The AVMA and SAVMA have a lot to offer students. Those at symposium make sure to visit their booth to learn more.

Those at home visit these sites to learn about the many opportunities for students by clicking on these links:

Benefits of SAVMA Membership

SAVMA Grants

Student Externship Locator

Veterinary Career Center

AVMA Externships

AVMA PLIT Student Benefits

American Veterinary Medical Foundation Student Benefits


Students- Remember to Apply for AVMF Scholarships by May 15th! 

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!