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Scholarships

We know that the decision to become a veterinarian is both a major life decision and financial commitment. RUSVM strives to make education more affordable by offering scholarships for qualified students.


Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine offers a number of veterinary school scholarships that you may apply for before beginning your first semester at Ross, as well as throughout your student career. New scholarships are added as we receive them, so do check back frequently.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

The Alumni Legacy Scholarship is offered to students who have a work/volunteer history with an RUSVM graduate. This scholarship provides qualifying students with tuition assistance to enroll in our DVM program.

Award amount: $5,000 towards tuition costs for the first semester. 

Note: Eligible Applicants who are not awarded the Alumni Legacy Scholarship will automatically be offered a $500 Alumni Book Scholarship.

  • Eligibility Requirements

    Initial Eligibility
    • Letter of recommendation from a Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine graduate
    • Applicants must hold an offer of admission to RUSVM for the scholarship to be awarded
    • This scholarship is open to incoming first-semester students only
    • Submit application materials as noted in "How to Apply" section below.

    In addition to the initial eligibility requirements above, the following criteria will also be taken into consideration by the awarding committee when selecting eligible applicants to be awarded this scholarship:

    • GRE score
    • GPA
    • Animal experience, including shadowing/preceptorships
    • Special honors or recognition

  • How to Apply

    Email vetadmissions@rossu.edu (subject line: RUSVM Alumni Legacy Scholarship) with the following information and materials:

    1. First Name
    2. Last Name
    3. Address
    4. Phone number
    5. E-mail Address
    6. Undergraduate School
    7. GRE Score
    8. GPA
    9. Semester of Interest
    10. Letter of recommendation from a Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine graduate
    11. Curiculum Vitae or Resume including related experience

    Apply by March 31, 2017 for May 2017 semester.

INTERNATIONAL DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP

A merit-based scholarship providing tuition assistance to International students who have shown solid academic achievement.

Award amount: $8,000 towards tuition costs for your first semester and is renewable for 2 additional semesters, for a total of $24,000

  • Eligibility Requirements

    –Applicant must be an international student who completed all prerequisite credits in a non-US institution.

    –Applicant must meet RUSVM standards for admission as they relate to academics, extracurricular activities such as volunteer work and research, and letters of recommendation.

    –Applicant must hold a current letter of admission to RUSVM.

    –Admitted applicants will be automatically reviewed for an International Dean’s Scholarship only after a decision of admission has been received from the Faculty Admissions Committee.

    –Review and approval from the Dean/Dean’s Council.

  • Renewal Guidelines

    Must maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA at RUSVM to maintain award eligibility for each of the first three semesters.

For more information about the International Dean's Scholarship, please contact the Office of Student Finance.

The Eliza Ann Grier Scholarship

The Eliza Ann Grier Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Eliza Grier, the first African American doctor in the state of Georgia.

Award amount: $2,000 of the tuition cost per semester (renewable based on academic performance).

  • Award Criteria and Eligibility

    –Must possess strong personal qualities of motivation and integrity as well as academic excellence.

    –Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.

    –Must be classified as an under-represented minority (African-American, Native-American, or Hispanic-American).

    –Must hold an undergraduate degree.

    –Must begin their studies at RUSVM as a new, first-semester student.

    –Must have maintained a minimum overall 3.25 undergraduate grade point average (GPA).

    –Must be an accepted student to RUSVM by the scholarship deadline.

    Note: Eligibility requirements subject to change without notice. Transfer students and students accepted to the VET Prep program are not eligible.

  • Renewal Guidelines

    –Must maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA at RUSVM to maintain award eligibility for each semester.

    –The award can be reinstated if a student fails to achieve the minimum GPA in one semester but reaches that level in a future semester.

  • Application Deadlines

    –July 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the September semester.

    –November 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the January semester.

    –March 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the May semester.

    Note: Scholarship applications must be received by the established deadline date for each semester.

RUSVM NAVLE SCHOLARSHIP

All eighth and ninth semester students that take and pass the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination® (NAVLE®) on the first attempt are eligible for the scholarship.

  • Structure

    Student will receive a one-time award of $600.

  • Eligibility

    A one-time award based on passing the NAVLE®.

  • Deadlines

    Student must submit a passing score within 30 days of the receipt of the passing score to the Director of Scholarships and International Affairs.

  • Eligibility and Criteria

    –Students must take and pass the exam in 8th or 9th semester*
    –Student must submit his/her score report within the specified timeframe (30 days of the passing score)
    –Students taking the NAVLE® in 10th semester or later are not eligible
    –All students meeting the criteria are eligible to receive the award

    *Most state licensing boards require the NAVLE be completed within 10 months of graduation.  However, please note that students applying to be licensed in California, Nebraska, New York and Texas need to wait to take the NAVLE within 8 months of graduation.  If you are a student applying to one of these states for licensure and you can provide proof of application in this state, we will consider you for the scholarship in your final semester. 

  • Procedure

    –The Director of Scholarships and International Affairs will send a list of eligible students for the scholarship to be posted to their account to the Office of Student Finance prior to attendance in 10th semester.
    –Student Finance awards and posts the scholarship and reduces the student loans, if needed, to accommodate the scholarship.
    –If the student is a non-aid applicant or does not accept full financial aid, the scholarship would be posted to the student’s account and the student would receive a credit towards tuition. In the case where tuition has already been paid, the student will be issued a credit balance.

  • Scholarship Verification

    –Letter from NAVLE® with the passing score of the first attempt
    –Scholarship Letter from the Director of Scholarships and International Affairs showing eligibility for the scholarship

    To be considered for this award, submit your passing NAVLE score within 30 days to Dr. Nathalie Mather-L'Huillier, Director of Scholarships and International Affairs.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

The RUSVM's SCAVMA Excellence Scholarship
This RUSVM's SCAVMA-funded scholarship will be awarded to two (2) students during the Fall Semester of each academic year. The award is intended to recognize an individual’s exceptional leadership, as well as their impact on quality of University programs, services, and/or activities. Students enrolled at RUSVM in 4th, 5th, 6th, or 7th semester (at the time of application) and a SCAVMA member in “good-standing”, are eligible for this scholarship. A student may only receive this scholarship once. Any eligible student who has not been awarded the scholarship may apply the following academic year. In order for a student to be considered, the student must not been found in violation of the RUSVM Code of Conduct during the current or previous 2 semesters. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Download the scholarship flyer for details.

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Scholarships
These scholarships are managed by the DeVry Education Group Scholarship Fund. They include the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Scholarships and the Dr. Lance T. Fox Memorial Scholarship. The Scholarship Fund supports student success by helping students achieve an advanced education and invest in a better future. The Fund, established in 2000, is a separate 501(c)(3) organization that operates independently of the institutions it supports. Be sure to visit the website when the scholarship application period begins on December 1st. The open application period closes on February 15th. Applications will be processed and reviewed by an independent committee. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mid-May, after receiving approval from the board of directors. Scholarships will be disbursed at the beginning of the academic year. In addition, the Fund manages the Blue Buffalo scholarship, for which the application opens in summer.

Please find below other scholarships outside of RUSVM that may be available to you. This is not a comprehensive list, and the information provided was obtained though the scholarship program websites.

AVMA/AVMF Scholarship for Veterans (updated 03/27/2017)
In honor of the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson's signing of the National Defense Act of 1916, and the creation of a Veterinary Corp within the U.S. Army, the AVMA and AVMF established a special scholarship for military veterans pursuing an education in veterinary medicine.  $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to veterans of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy currently in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of veterinary school at any AVMA accredited school. Deadline: May 15, 2017. For further information and to apply, please visit to AVMF website.

Maine Veterinary Education Foundation (MVEF) - Veterinary scholarship applications
These scholarships are open to Maine students that have completed at least one year of veterinary program.  Funds will be sent directly to the veterinary college to offset tuition charges. Application requirements include a completed application form, official transcript from the veterinary school, and a one page letter describing your ties to Maine, your special interests in veterinary medicine, and your future plans. To apply, please click here 2017 MVEF Veterinary Scholarship Application (PDF). Deadline for applications for the 2017-18 academic year is May 31, 2017.

American Association of Bovine Practitioners - Amstutz Scholarship (updated 03/27/2017)
The AABP and the Amstutz Scholarship Committee announce the availability of scholarships for 2017. Amstutz Scholarships are funded by the AABP Amstutz Scholarship Fund, AABP member donations, and the annual scholarship auction at the AABP Annual Conference. In addition, Elanco Animal Health has generously supported the program for the past 20 years. In 2016, seven $7,500 scholarships were granted to American and Canadian veterinary students. The Scholarship Committee determines the dollar amount of the scholarships and the number to be granted each year. Scholarship recipients will be encouraged to attend the AABP Annual Conference in Omaha, Nebraska, September, 14-16, 2017 to receive their awards in person. The funds are presented to those Amstutz Scholarship recipients attending the Annual Conference, but their attendance is not mandatory to receive the funds.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a student AABP member.
  2. Be enrolled in a college/school of veterinary medicine accredited by the AVMA Council on Education. For a list of AVMA accredited colleges/schools click here.
  3. Be in the second year (will graduate in 2019) of the veterinary curriculum at the time of application. Students enrolled in other years of the curriculum are not eligible to apply.
  4. Intend to engage in bovine veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada after graduation.

Completed electronic applications and two electronic letters of recommendation must be received on the AABP website by May 31, 2017. For more information and to apply, please visit the AABP website.

AABP Foundation/Zoetis Scholarships (updated 03/27/2017)
Zoetis announces its continued support for a program to fund scholarships through the AABP Foundation. In 2016, sixteen $5,000 scholarships were granted to AABP student members. The AABP Foundation announces the availability of these scholarships for 2017, with selection of recipients made by the AABP Amstutz Scholarship Committee. Announcement of the scholarship recipients will be made prior to the AABP Conference. Scholarship recipients will be encouraged to attend the AABP Annual Conference in Omaha, Nebraska, September, 14-16, 2017, to receive their awards in person. A separate stipend of $750 will be available for those attending to help defray the expenses of each recipient’s travel/housing expenses for the Conference, but attendance is not mandatory to receive the scholarship funds. Attendees will be publicly recognized and receive their scholarship during the Friday evening Amstutz Auction sponsored by Zoetis. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a student AABP member.
  2. Be enrolled in a college/school of veterinary medicine accredited by the AVMA Council on Education. For a list of AVMA accredited colleges/schools click here.
  3. Be in the third year (will graduate in 2018) of the veterinary curriculum at the time of application. Students enrolled in other years of the curriculum are not eligible to apply.
  4. Intend to engage in bovine veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada after graduation.
  5. Be a United States citizen.

Completed electronic applications and two electronic letters of reference must be received on the AABP website by June 7, 2017.

Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association - Veterinary Student Scholarships
The RIVMA Veterinary Student Scholarship is open to veterinary students in their junior year, to be applied to their senior year. Applicants must be a graduate of a Rhode Island high school and have a grade point average of at least 2.5. The scholarship criteria is weighted 60% for academic excellence, 40% for academic need. Award: $1,000; Deadline: September 9, 2017. To apply, please visit the RIVMA website.

Auxiliary to the AVMA Legacy Endowed Scholarship Program (updated 03/27/2017)
During the 2016-2017 academic year, a $1,000 scholarship was awarded to a student at each of the AVMA accredited veterinary schools in the United States and select AVMA accredited schools in the Caribbean and Canada. AVMF will begin accepting applications on their website, AVMF.org beginning Thursday, September 1. Deadline: October 15, 2017.

VetX Student Essay Competition
VetX (www.vetx.com) is an Australian-based free veterinary website that is currently running a Student Essay Competition for vet students. First prize is AUD$3,500 and all enrolled RUSVM DVM students are eligible to apply. Further details about the competition can be viewed here (requires login/acccount creation). Entries must be submitted by 5 pm (AEST), Tuesday 31 October, 2017.

Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England - VSTONE Scholar Award
We are currently accepting applications from Final year (4th year of 4 year programs or 5th year of 5 year programs) veterinary students for the VSTONE Scholar Awards. Each year we will select a Final year Veterinary student from each of the 6 New England States to receive a $5000 VSTONE Scholar Award. Applicants must submit a general application as well as references, transcripts and an essay as indicated on the VSTONE Scholar application by December 1st of their final year of veterinary school. The awards will be given out in April. Applicants must be New England residents, must attend an AVMA accredited veterinary school or college and must intend to return to New England after graduation. Applicants not selected as VSTONE Scholars will be eligible for smaller book awards as funding allows. Deadline: December 1, 2017. For more information, please visit the Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England website.

Ed Hiestand Memorial Veterinary Student Scholarship: Call for papers (wildlife rehabilitation)
Competition is open to all current veterinary students (includes interns and residents). The paper should cover a topic related to a veterinary aspect of wildlife rehabilitation (diagnosis, transmission, pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention of a specific disease; a case report; a wildlife medicine-related study; etc.) and may consist of a literature review, a personal experience, or both. Click here to view a list of previous winning students and the topics of their papers. The winner makes a 20 to 25 minute presentation at the Symposium and the paper is eligible for publication by NWRA. The award consists of a $500 scholarship to defray travel expenses, symposium registration, and banquet ticket are provided in memory of Ed Hiestand. The award is presented at the Symposium. Click here for the author guidelines. Submit a 100-250 word abstract and the completed paper to: Dr. Erica A. Miller, DVM, c/o Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, Inc., 110 Possum Hollow Rd., Newark, DE 19711, Phone 302-743-7799, Fax 302-234-2845, Email Erica@Jfrink.com Deadline for abstracts: December 15th annually; deadline for papers: January 15, annually.

Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England - General Scholarship Applications
As of December 8, 2011 we are accepting general scholarship applications from 3rd year (graduating in 2018) veterinary students. Students submitting applications in February, annually, will be eligible for book awards given in the following spring. For more information, please visit the Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England website.

Zoetis/AAVMC Veterinary Student Scholarship Program
Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) invite second- and third-year veterinary students to apply for the 2016 Zoetis/AAVMC Veterinary Student Scholarship Program. Eligibility criteria include academic excellence, financial need, diversity, sustainability, leadership and career path. Scholarships will be awarded to students in all areas of professional interest, including food animal medicine, small animal clinical medicine, research, government services, public health, and organized veterinary medicine. The scholarship application period will open in September 2017. Please check back for additional information on the 2017 - 2018 program.

Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program (updated 03/27/2017)
Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) and the AVMF are dedicated to preserving and improving the health and well-being of animals as well as honoring exceptional veterinary students.  Merck Animal Health is proud to show its dedication to veterinary students by providing $5000 scholarships to second and third year veterinary students. Merck’s partnership with the AVMF aligns with the AVMF’s strategic initiative of supporting the enhancement of students of veterinary medicine. To ensure the excellence of veterinary medicine in the future, the AVMF and Merck believe in, and support, the quality of education and training of future veterinarians. For more information, please visit to AVMF website.

The scholarship application period will open in November 2017. Please check back for additional information on the 2017 - 2018 program.

Winner’s Circle Scholarship (updated 03/27/2017)
Sponsored by the AAEP Foundation, Platinum Performance, and the Race for Education, this scholarship is available to second- and third-year veterinary students intending to enter equine veterinary medicine. The scholarship rewards leadership and participation in Student Chapters of the AAEP (SCAAEP) and helps offset escalating costs associated with veterinary education. 34 scholarships of $1,500 were awarded in 2017. Eligibility Requirements:

  • National AAEP Student Member and active within their school’s AAEP chapter
  • Currently enrolled and in good standing at an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Europe with an active AAEP Student Chapter (Full, Full Affiliate, or Provisional)
  • Apply during your second or third year of veterinary school

Please check back in the Fall of 2017 for information about the application process.

AVMA Headquarters Externship program
The AVMA Headquarters Externship program helps students who would like to explore the opportunities of organized veterinary medicine. This externship is open to all students who are current members of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA). The AVMA provides 10 stipends up to $2,000* for externships lasting between 3-4 weeks. With 5 of those stipends dedicated specifically just for students interested in working directly with the Economics Division. Student participants can spend their whole externship in one division or divide their time among various divisions, depending on choice, time, and availability.for more information, please click here.

Please check back in the Fall of 2017 for information about the application process.

AAEP/Zoetis Scholarship (updated 03/27/2017)
Zoetis and AAEP Foundation are dedicated to preserving and improving the health and well-being of equines as well as honoring exceptional veterinary students dedicated to equine practice. The AAEP/Zoetis Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership and a commitment to equine veterinary medicine. Applicants must also have the support of AAEP members and their clinical instructors. Four (4) scholarships of $4,000 were awarded in 2017. Selected recipients who attend the AAEP Annual Convention and are present for the award presentation also will receive a $300 travel stipend, a complimentary convention registration and one ticket to the Zoetis-sponsored AAEP Foundation Celebration. Eligibility Requirements:

  • National AAEP Student Member and active within their school’s AAEP chapter
  • Currently enrolled and in good standing at an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Europe with an active AAEP Student Chapter (Full, Full Affiliate, or Provisional)
  • Apply during your fourth year of veterinary school
  • To be considered for this scholarship, you must register on VetVance, a FREE resource dedicated to helping young veterinarians launch their careers. If you have not already registered to be a member of the VetVance community, please visit online here

Please check back in the Fall of 2017 for information about the application process.

Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarship/AAEP (updated 03/27/2017)
The Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarship awards top third-year veterinary school students with a dedication to equine medicine for their academic excellence, leadership in their school and chapter, and their long-term goals. Penelope Knight, an avid horsewoman and strong advocate of horse health, created the Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarships in 2015.

Coyote Rock Ranch, owned by Knight and located in the beautiful high desert country of Central Oregon, is a breeding operation for high-end cutting horses. Committed to quality in everything they do, Coyote Rock Ranch has a reputation for breeding and raising well-bred Quarter Horses with the pedigree and care to become tomorrow’s champions. Four (4) scholarships of $75,000 were awarded in 2017. Eligibility Requirements:

  • National AAEP Student Member and active within their school’s AAEP chapter
  • Currently enrolled and in good standing at an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Europe with an active AAEP Student Chapter (Full, Full Affiliate, or Provisional)
  • Apply during your third-year of veterinary school

Please check back in the Fall of 2017 for information about the application process.

Morris-Lichter Veterinary Student Canine Externship Award
Morris Animal Foundation and the Richard Lichter Charity for Dogs announce the Veterinary Student Canine Externship Award. The $5,000 award recognizes that veterinary students are the future of animal health, and their skill and leadership development is critical to advancing veterinary medicine. Three externship awards will be given in 2017. Third-year veterinary students are invited to apply for this externship award and dream big for their fourth-year externship experience. Competitive submissions are invited from applicants who: 1) demonstrate leadership and promise in impacting canine health and welfare; and 2) have thoughtfully researched an externship that aligns with their goals and will enhance their ability to move canine health forward. Financial support will be provided to offset costs of participating in the externship, allowing students to choose the most impactful externship opportunity for their career.

Please check back in the Fall of 2017 for information about the application process.

Harold Wetterberg Foundation Scholarship
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation partners with the Harold Wetterberg Foundation to award scholarships to current or former residents of New Jersey who are pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.

Please check back in January 2018 for information on the 2018 scholarship program.

Merial Veterinary Scholars Program
The mission of the Merial Veterinary Scholars Program is to expose veterinary students in their first or second year of veterinary school to biomedical research and career opportunities in research. Through a supportive, mentored research experience in an established laboratory and through seminars and discussion groups on careers in science, it is hoped that veterinary students will gain an insight on career opportunities in biomedical research. The Merial Veterinary Scholars Program culminates in a national symposium where veterinary students participating in the program gather from all over the U.S. and Canada to present their research findings and share experiences from their various programs. Presentations by and networking opportunities with invited veterinary scientists, researchers and faculty members are also part of the national symposium program.

The 2017 deadline has now passed. Please check back in early 2018 for the next application cycle.

The Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Student Scholars
The Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Student Scholars program is a competitive program that provides veterinary students the opportunity to become involved in mentored research that advances the health and/or welfare of companion animals (dogs, cats, horses, llamas/alpacas and companion exotics) and wildlife. The program is open to currently enrolled veterinary students in good standing from any AVMA-accredited US or international college, university or school of veterinary medicine. The Veterinary Student Scholars Program awards stipends up to $5,000 to veterinary students who are selected by their institution to participate in clinical or basic animal health and/or welfare research. Students enrolled in a combined DVM/PhD degree program are not eligible for this program. Students must devote a minimum of 50 percent of their time to the project for the equivalent of a 10- to 12-week period over the summer. Each institution may select and submit only one student project proposal, and submissions must be made online by the academic institution for review by Morris Animal Foundation. As competition will be very strong for these awards, each institution is encouraged to select and submit the very strongest student project based on scientific merit, relevance to animal health, and adherence to Morris Animal Foundation’s guidelines and mission. Learn more about the program Please contact lkatapski@morrisanimalfoundation.org with any questions.

The 2017 deadline has passed. Please check back in early 2018 for the next application cycle.

Oxbow Animal Health - Exotics Interest Scholarship
Non-traditional animal species are becoming more popular as pets throughout the world. There is a greater need for an understanding of the husbandry and health care of these exotic pets. The field of zoo and wildlife medicine is seeing increased interest as conservation and rehabilitation efforts continue to grow. These animals need specialized care from trained professionals. Oxbow understands the need for well-trained and prepared veterinarians in these exciting fields within veterinary medicine. For more information, contact: Oxbow Academy
Attn: Veterinary Medicine Academic Scholarship
29012 Mill Road • Murdock, NE 68407
PH: (800) 249-0366 • FAX: (402) 867-3222
www.oxbowanimalhealth.com

The 2017 deadline has passed. Please check back in early 2018 for the next application cycle.

Winn/AAFP scholarships for veterinary students
Winn Feline Foundation (Winn) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) have partnered to provide scholarships for a 3rd or 4th year veterinary students enrolled in an accredited veterinary college or school in the United States or Canada. RUSVM students are also eligible to apply. The awards are based upon academic achievement, financial need, leadership, and dedication to and excellence in the study of feline medicine, health and welfare. All applications will be reviewed, selected and approved by AAFP and Winn. In addition to the short application, interested students will also be required to answer two essay questions asking for the applicant, first, to explain his/her specific interest and background in feline health and welfare and, second, to describe her/his plans for future participation in feline medicine.

The 2017 deadline has passed. Please check back in early 2018 for the next application cycle.

AAEP/Merck Animal Health Scholarship
Merck Animal Health and AAEP Foundation are dedicated to preserving and improving the health and well-being of equines as well as honoring exceptional veterinary students dedicated to equine practice. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership and a commitment to equine veterinary medicine. Students interested in applying must also have the support of AAEP members and their clinical instructors. Five (5) scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded. Download the application here. Eligibility Requirements:

  • National AAEP Student Member and active within their school’s AAEP chapter
  • Currently enrolled and in good standing at an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Europe with an active AAEP Student Chapter (Full, Full Affiliate, or Provisional)
  • Apply during your second or third year of veterinary school

The 2017 deadline has passed. Please check back in early 2018 for the next application cycle.

New Jersey Veterinary Foundation
The New Jersey Veterinary Foundation is dedicated to advancing and supporting admitted veterinary students in achieving their DVM/VMD degrees. Since 1975, the NJVF has awarded over one million dollars in scholarship grants, interest-free loans and forgivable loans to New Jersey veterinary students. The NJVF Board of Trustees voted to replace the Veterinary Student Loan Program with Veterinary Education Grants beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. New Jersey residents are eligible to apply after completing their first year of veterinary school. Grants are awarded based on financial need and academic achievement. Download the application here (PDF).

The 2017 deadline has passed. Please check back in early 2018 for the next application cycle.

Important Dates

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