MANRRS & ROSS VET
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MANRRS Partnership & Scholarship Opportunity
NEW! MANRRS PARTNERSHIP
As part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Ross Vet proudly partners with the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) organization to provide students from a wide range of backgrounds opportunities to follow their chosen career in veterinary medicine. Through this collaboration, we aim to strengthen the visibility of minority and underrepresented/underserved student populations in our recruitment and admissions efforts and expand inclusivity within the veterinary profession.
What is MANRRS?
MANRRS is a national society that welcomes membership of people of all racial and ethnic group participation and promotes academic and professional advancement by empowering minorities in agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences. Visit the MANRRS website to learn more.
WHAT THIS MEANS FOR MANRRS MEMBERS
Ross Vet is committed to empowering the next generation of veterinarians and researchers, as well as professionals already working in their respective fields. Through our collaboration with MANRRS, we are proud to offer its members access to educational, experiential, and professional development
MANRRS PARTNER SCHOLARSHIP
We strive to expand diversity and inclusion opportunities across the veterinary profession and offer students from a wide range of backgrounds the opportunity to follow their chosen career in veterinary medicine. The Ross Vet MANRRS Partner Scholarship is offered to those who have been a MANRRS member for at least one year and meet Ross Vet’s admissions requirements.
Award Amount: Total value of the scholarship is equal to one total semester of tuition which is currently $20,872.60. The total scholarship value is a fixed value based on the current tuition rate at the time the student matriculates into Ross Vet. Awards will be given in three equal installments over three total semesters starting with their first semester of enrollment in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Vet Prep programs.
Students will also be eligible for a $1,000 tuition deposit waiver*, housing on campus or in Ross contracted housing at no cost (up to a $4,250 value*) for their first semester of enrollment and receive a $1,000 flight credit* for their flight to St. Kitts.
Note: There are three scholarships available for the 2021 calendar year which includes our January 2021, May 2021 and September 2021 classes. If the scholarship is not awarded during the semester it may be available in the next semester.
*Not available to residents of Alabama. Ross Vet is not responsible for any housing needs while not in St. Kitts.
WEBINARS & EVENTS
Ross Vet hosts a series of exclusive webinars and virtual workshops designed to prepare undergraduate students for vet school and allow them to explore various careers in research and veterinary medicine.
These live sessions allow aspiring vets to dive into a variety of specialties, learn what it’s like to work in the field, and get their questions answered in real time by Ross Vet students, Admissions staff, and practicing alumni.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS IN VETERINARY MEDICINE
Professional MANRRS members working in the field of veterinary medicine have the opportunity to undertake continuing education (CE) credit coursework from Ross Vet’s Certificate in One Health program. Our AAVSB RACE®-approved courses extend over a variety of topics, including conservation medicine, food animal safety, zoonotic diseases, and more.