The Georgia Veterinary Scholars Program GVSP
Oxbow Animal Health Veterinary Technology Scholarship
Oxbow Animal Health is a family-owned and operated company committed tohelping small animals lead longer and healthier lives. Established in 1980,the organization provides high-quality nutritional products for animals andsupports rescue programs, scholarship opportunities, educational initiatives,and veterinary associations.The organization offers several scholarships for aspiring professionals in allaspects of the field, those who aspire to pursue careers in the pet industryworking with companion animals or exotic ones, as well as those interested infuture careers in animal care as veterinary technicians or doctors.Scholarships are open to individuals at all levels, from high school tomaster’s programs. * Amount: $500 * Deadline: March 2021 * Who Should Apply: Those with a keen interest in a career in small and exotic animal medicine are the focus of this scholarship. Relevant volunteer participation, extracurricular activities, and work experience are a benefit. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants have to complete the online application, submit a resume, provide a letter of reference, proof of full-time enrollment in an accredited veterinary technology program, a transcript copy, current GPA, and a 300-500 word essay explaining why they want to work in the exotic animal field.
Walkin’ Pets Veterinarian and Rehab Vet Tech Scholarship
Founded in 2001 by a bereaved pet owner whose seizure-prone dog was euthanizedtoo soon, Handicapped Pets was created to support caretakers of elderly,injured, and handicapped pets. Handicapped Pets is not only a provider ofnumerous assistive technology options, but also educates owners onadvancements in medicine, technology, and care that can mean the differencebetween an animal’s happy life, and its premature death. * Amount: Up to $1,500 * Deadline:July 2021 * Who Should Apply: Those with a strong, concise, and compassionate writing style are best suited for this scholarship program’s expansive essay prompt. The prompt covers the history of end-of-life issues for pets, the change in assistive technology for disabled pets, animal euthanasia ethics, and other topics.
Pre-Veterinary and General Animal Husbandry Education Scholarship
For more than 25 years, Golden Meadows Kennel has been breeding, training, andcaring for golden retrievers. The pre-veterinary & General Animal HusbandryEducation Scholarship is designed for those interested in general animalhusbandry or veterinary careers. They can apply by writing about subjects suchas canine genetic birth defects, canine breeding, or general canine healthconcerns. * Amount: $1,000 * Deadline: December 2021 * Who Should Apply: Students attending accredited colleges may apply, regardless of their major or program.
Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association Scholarship
Founded in 1989, the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association (WVTA)promotes the professionalism and ethical behavior of all veterinarytechnicians. The organization supports continuing education opportunities,encourages communication among vet techs, and represent vet techs inlegislative matters. Winners receive a financial award as well as mentorshipfrom a board member and free admission to WVTA continuing education eventsthat year. * Amount: $500 * Deadline: April 2021 * Who Should Apply: Those with participation and leadership in relevant extracurricular activities are the primary focus of this scholarship. Applicants must also be enrolled in an accredited vet tech program, and have completed at least one semester at either Madison Area Technical College or Globe University in Wisconsin.
Alabama Veterinary Technician Association Scholarship
The Alabama Veterinary Technician Association (AVTA) represents and promotesthe veterinary technology profession in Alabama. Together with an alliance ofprofessional organizations, they provide direction and continuing educationthat ensures competent care and humane treatment of all animals. The followingscholarship is awarded to two full-time veterinary technology distanceeducation students. * Amount: $500 * Deadline: September 1, 2021 * Who Should Apply: Applicants must live and work in Alabama. They must be full-time students in a veterinary technology program, should have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school or previous college courses, a 500-word essay, and two letters of recommendation.
Minnesota Association of Veterinary Technicians Scholarship
Founded in 1975, the Minnesota Association of Veterinary Technicians (MAVT) isa volunteer-run organization that represents over 800 veterinariantechnicians. The organization provides continuing education, educationalresources, and holds an annual conference. Students that have completed atleast half of their veterinary technology program requirements with a GPA of3.5 or higher may apply for the MAVT scholarship. * Amount: Five scholarships, $1,000 each * Deadline: December 2021 * Who Should Apply: Students in good standing at an Association of Veterinary Technicians-accredited college in Minnesota are eligible to apply for this award. Those with a record of community involvement may also apply for the Mollie Jean Mahowald Award, for an additional $1,000 in scholarship funding.
Kelly Stadler Animal Lovers Memorial Scholarship
Accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), theassociate’s degree in veterinary technology at St. Petersburg College may becompleted entirely online. Students of the program may apply for the followingscholarship by submitting a one-page essay describing why they are pursuing adegree in veterinary technology. Scholarships are awarded to two applicants. * Amount: Two scholarships, $750 each * Deadline: February 17, 2021 * Who Should Apply: Applicants will need to be accepted into a program at St. Petersburg College, and submit their application through the St. Petersburg College Foundation. This scholarship is available to AS and BAS students. Candidates must be in good academic standing, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Financial need is taken into consideration.
Dr. Suanne Davis Roueche Vet Tech Scholarship
The veterinary technology program at Austin Community College (ACC) preparesstudents to become a licensed vet tech. The following scholarship was createdfor ACC students who need financial assistance for books, fees, and tuition.Previous winners may re-apply for each year they remain in the program. * Amount: $1,000 * Deadline: June 2021 * Who Should Apply: Applicants must be students at ACC, must have already completed the prerequisite coursework for the veterinary technology program, and must have maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA in all college work.
Indiana Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship
The Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) and Indiana Animal HealthFoundation (IAHF) have a scholarship fund for students at Purdue University.The IVMA will award five $1,000 scholarships and the IAHF will award two$1,000 scholarships. The IVMA wants to provide students with networkingopportunities and the resources they need for connecting them with peers inthe profession during their veterinary school journey. * Amount: Seven scholarships, $1,000 each * Deadline: The deadline for this scholarship is generally in October * Who Should Apply: Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time veterinary student at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, have an appropriate need for the scholarship, be an active Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) member, and a completed online IAHF Scholarship Application.
The Georgia Veterinary Scholars Program (GVSP)
The Georgia Veterinary Scholars Program (GVSP) provides opportunities forbiomedical research for veterinary students. This program is designed forenhancing awareness of the importance of research in veterinary medicine andfor encouraging promising veterinary students to enter a career in biomedicalresearch or advanced studies.This is a merit-based program, accepting the best applicants regardless ofwhere they come from. This is a three-month program from May to the beginningof August each year. The program is co-sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim andthe National Institutes of Health Office of Research Infrastructure Programs. * Amount: Not specified * Deadline: The application period for the 2021 Georgia Veterinary Scholars Program is not yet open * Who Should Apply: To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled in a veterinary school (first or second year) and be able to participate in the program from May 11 to August 3, 2021.
Charles Shelton Foundation Veterinary Scholarship Program
The Charles Shelton Foundation, a national non-profit organization has beenproviding scholarships to high school graduates and college students pursuinga higher education degree in veterinary medicine and technology for more thanfiven years. Its main aim is to help African American students in veterinarymedicine or technology afford higher education. Two scholarships will beprovided by the Charles Shelton Foundation to individuals demonstrating aninterest and commitment to animal welfare. * Amount: Two scholarships, $2,000 each * Deadline: April 15, 2021 * Who Should Apply: Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0, provide an official copy of their transcript, should be African-American graduating high school seniors, current college students, or returning college students, must be a legal U.S. resident, complete the veterinary scholarship form, and provide two professional references.
Why study animal veterinary biosciences?
Study animal health and welfare, ecology, behaviour, genetics andbiotechnology.This course aims to equip you with knowledge and skills in animal issues andan appreciation of the interactions between animals and humans. You’llcomplete hands-on studies of both domestic and wild animals and work on aresearch project or undertake work experience during third year.Gain hands-on training at our outstanding facilities: a dedicated AnimalHouse, an on-campus farm and the Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary.