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Scholarships for Veterinary Schools


Get the details on Ross Vet scholarships and external grants and scholarships.

VETERINARY SCHOLARSHIPS

Take the next step toward your DVM by exploring your tuition-saving options. 

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

We offer several vet school scholarships that you may apply for before beginning your first semester at Ross Vet, as well as throughout your student career. They are a great option because you don’t have to repay them. New veterinary school scholarships are added as we receive them, so do check back frequently.

ROSS VET SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 For a Special Breed of Vet™

Please reference the Academic Catalog for detailed scholarships and grants information.

HSI Articulation Partner Scholarship

We are committed to expanding diversity and inclusion opportunities across the veterinary professions and offering RUSVM students from a wide range of backgrounds the opportunity to follow their chosen career in veterinary medicine. The Ross Vet Articulation Partner Scholarship for Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI), is offered to students who have graduated, or are in the process of graduating, from a signed articulation agreement partner that is recognized as an HSI.

Award Amount

The total value of the scholarship is equal to one total semester of tuition which is currently $24,044 USD. 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). Vet Prep students will receive the scholarship funds for tuition upon successful completion of the Vet Prep program and matriculation into their first semester in the DVM program.

Students will also be eligible for a $1,000 USD tuition deposit credit*, housing on campus at no cost (up to a $4,235 USD value*) for one semester of enrollment and receive a $1,000 USD flight credit for their flight to St. Kitts*.

Note: There are 5 scholarships available for the 2023-2024 academic school year which includes our September 2023, January 2024, and May 2024 classes. 

*Not available to residents of Alabama.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Eligible students must be accepted by the academic admissions committee into Ross Vet’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine first semester or Vet Prep classes.
  • Students must meet minimum academic progress requirements, per the student handbook, to continue eligibility for the scholarship.
HOW TO APPLY

Awards will be granted on a first-come-first-served basis. Eligible students can apply for this scholarship via the My Ross Vet portal below.

Please email vetadmissions@rossu.edu or call 732-509-3042 for more information.

HBCU Articulation Partner Scholarship

We are committed to expanding diversity and inclusion opportunities across the veterinary professions and offering Ross Vet students from a wide range of backgrounds the opportunity to follow their chosen career in veterinary medicine. The Ross Vet Articulation Partner Scholarship for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), is offered to students who have graduated, or are in the process of graduating, from a signed articulation agreement partner that is recognized as an HBCU.

Award Amount

The total value of the scholarship is equal to one total semester of tuition which is currently $24,044 USD. 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). Vet Prep students will receive the scholarship funds for tuition upon successful completion of the Vet Prep program and matriculation into their first semester in the DVM program.

Students will also be eligible for a $1,000 USD tuition deposit credit*, housing on campus at no cost (up to a $4,235 USD value*) for one semester of enrollment and receive a $1,000 USD flight credit for their flight to St. Kitts*.

ELIGIBILITY AND AWARD REQUIREMENTS
  • Eligible students must be accepted by the academic admissions committee into Ross Vet’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine first semester or Vet Prep classes.
  • Students must meet minimum academic progress requirements, per the student handbook, to continue eligibility for the scholarship.
HOW TO APPLY

Awards will be granted on a first-come-first-served basis. Eligible students can apply for this scholarship via the My Ross Vet portal below.

Please email vetadmissions@rossu.edu or call 732-509-3042 for more information.

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

The total value of the scholarship is equal to one total semester of tuition which is currently $24,044 USD. 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). Vet Prep students will receive the scholarship funds for tuition upon successful completion of the Vet Prep program and matriculation into their first semester in the DVM program.

Students will also be eligible for a $1,000 USD tuition deposit credit*, housing on campus at no cost (up to a $4,235 USD value*) for one semester of enrollment and receive a $1,000 USD flight credit for their flight to St. Kitts*.

Note: There are 5 scholarships available for the 2023-2024 academic school year which includes our September 2023, January 2024, and May 2024 classes. 

*Not available to residents of Alabama.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • To be eligible, students must be a member of their MANRRS chapter for at least one year and submit a letter of recommendation from their Chapter Advisor which must include acknowledgement of length of membership
  • Eligible students must be accepted by the academic admissions committee into Ross Vet’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine first semester or Vet Prep classes.
  • Students must meet minimum academic progress requirements, per the student handbook, to continue eligibility for the scholarship.
HOW TO APPLY

Eligible students can apply for this scholarship via the My Ross Vet portal below.

Please email vetadmissions@rossu.edu or call 732-509-3042 for more information.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

The Alumni Legacy Scholarship is offered to students who have a work or volunteer history with a Ross Vet graduate. This scholarship for vet school provides qualifying students with tuition assistance to enroll in our DVM program. The Alumni Legacy Scholarship is only open to incoming first-semester veterinary students.

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.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
  • August 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the September semester.
  • December 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the January semester
  • April 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the May semester.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Incoming first semester DVM student at Ross Vet.
  • Letter of recommendation and associated email address from a Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine graduate.
  • Applicants must hold an offer of admission to Ross Vet for the scholarship to be awarded.
  • Submit application materials as noted in the "How to Apply" section below. Please be prepared to upload your letter of recommendation with your scholarship application.
HOW TO APPLY

Eligible students can apply for this scholarship via the My Ross Vet portal below.

Please email vetadmissions@rossu.edu or call 732-509-3042 for more information.

Alumni Book Scholarship

Offer: $500 scholarship for books for those who apply for and are not awarded the Alumni Legacy Scholarship.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria:

• Incoming Semester One DVM student at Ross Vet.

• Letter of recommendation and associated email address from a Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine graduate.

• Applicants must hold an offer of admission to Ross Vet for the scholarship to be awarded.

• Submit application materials as noted in the “How to Apply” section below.

Deadlines:

• August 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the September semester.

• December 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the January semester.

• April 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the May semester.

Procedure to Apply: Apply via the My Ross Vet Portal. Email vetadmissions@rossu.edu for more information.

McGill-Ross Vet Scholarship

The McGill-Ross Vet Scholarship is for students who attended McGill University for at least two full-time semesters before attending Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

AWARD AMOUNT

The total amount of the vet school scholarship is $2,000 per semester for the first three semesters. Lifetime cap of $6,000.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Applicant must have completed at least one year (two semesters at a full course load) with McGill University of prerequisite courses and be applying to the Ross Vet DVM degree program.
  • Applicant must hold a current letter of admission to Ross Vet.
RENEWAL GUIDELINES

Must maintain good standing each semester within the DVM degree program by complying with all academic policies and procedures and remaining current in financial obligations as noted in the RUSVM Student Handbook.

HOW TO APPLY

Eligible students can apply for this scholarship via the My Ross Vet portal below.

Please email vetadmissions@rossu.edu or call 732-509-3042 for more information.

Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program

Ross Vet has been awarded a grant through the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program. This program is designed for DVM students to gain an introduction to biomedical research by experiencing first-hand research processes and present their research findings to other veterinary scholars and leading researchers from academic, government and private research at the 2021 National Veterinary Scholar Symposium.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

March 1, 2024

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Veterinary students in their first or second year of veterinary school are encouraged to apply.
  • Ross Vet students will engage in research activities during a semester off (Summer 2020) from the DVM program through undertaking a research project under supervision of a faculty mentor.
  • For more information on how to apply, please email the Research Administration Department research@rossvet.edu.kn
HOW TO APPLY

For more information about the scholarship and how to apply, visit the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program website.

Empower Scholarship Fund

The Empower Scholarship Fund (ESF) strives to help keep education within reach by providing financial support in the form of scholarships to qualifying students. Scholarships are awarded to current students who have established a successful academic track record.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

The ESF provides on two applications cycles annually, a Spring (January-February March), and Fall (August-October)

AVAILABLE SPRING SCHOLARSHIPS
AVAILABLE FALL SCHOLARSHIPS
  • Dr. John Coyne Veterinary Scholarship
  • Dr. Arlene Rodriguez Veterinary Scholarship
  • Kremer Veterinary Services Scholarship
  • Blue Buffalo Foundation Joyce Novotny Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY AND AWARD CRITERIA
  • Additional scholarships may be available.  Each available scholarship has its own eligibility criteria.
  • Check Empower Scholarship Fund for additional details.
Scholarship for Nationals of St Kitts and Nevis

The RUSVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Scholarship for nationals of St Kitts and Nevis is offered to persons who are resident in the Federation. Persons who have been studying overseas will be considered to have been residing in the Federation during that time.  Applicants must have been accepted into the RUSVM DVM program.

Award Amount

Scholarship will cover full cost of tuition for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program for ten (10) semesters.

Deadline for Applications

  • November 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the January 2024 semester. 
  • March 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the May 2024 semester.
  • July 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the September 2024 semester.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Students must be citizens of St. Christopher and Nevis and must have resided in the Federation for three (3) years preceding their application submission.  Citizens who have been studying overseas will be considered to have been residing in the Federation during that time. 
  2. Students must be accepted into RUSVM’s DVM program. 
  3. The following will also be considered by RUSVM in awarding scholarships:  
    1. GPA 
    2. Letters of recommendation  
    3. Special honours or recognition 

After receiving the scholarship: 

  1. Awarded students must maintain satisfactory academic progress each semester while enrolled in RUSVM’s DVM program. 
  2. Awarded students must maintain compliance with all academic policies and procedures as noted in the RUSVM Student Handbook. 

How to Apply

Eligible students can apply for this scholarship via the My Ross Vet portal below:

Please email vetadmissions@rossu.edu or call 732-509-3042 for more information.

Global Experience Scholarship

We are committed to expanding diversity and inclusion opportunities across the veterinary professions and offering Ross Vet students from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences the opportunity to follow their chosen career in veterinary medicine. The Ross Vet Global Experience Scholarship is offered to students who have studied internationally and can bring a global perspective during their veterinary studies.

Award Amount

Total value of the scholarship is equal to $42,308 USD. The funds for the scholarship will be distributed in equal installments of $6,044 USD semesters 4 through 10 for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program. The Global Experience Scholarship will only be available to students starting in a January or May semester. Note: There are 20 scholarships available for the May 2024 semester and 20 scholarships available for the January 2025 semester.

Deadline for Applications:
  • December 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the January semester.
  • April 1 deadline for students planning to begin their studies in the May semester.
Eligibility and Award Requirements
  • Eligible students must be accepted by the academic admissions committee into Ross Vet’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine first semester class.
  • Eligible students must meet satisfactory academic progress, per the student handbook, to continue eligibility for the scholarship.
  • Eligible students must provide evidence of the equivalent of 48 college credits at an international undergraduate university.
  • An international university is defined as:
    • Any accredited university outside of the United States and Puerto Rico (i.e., if you are a Canadian resident studying in Canada, you could qualify), OR
    • Any accredited university outside of the student's home country
  • Eligible students must have a minimum overall and pre-requisite GPA equal to or above 3.0.
  • Eligible students need to provide one letter of recommendation from a veterinarian or science professor/advisor from an international university who is familiar with their global experiences.
How to Apply

Eligible students can apply for this scholarship via the My Ross Vet Portal below.

 Please e-mail vetadmissions@rossu.edu or call 732-509-3042 for more information or if you have any questions.

DVM scholarships and other vet school scholarships offered from organizations outside of Ross Vet may be available to you. This is not a comprehensive list and we encourage you to visit the program websites for additional details.

Search more than 7,500 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities at careeronestop.org.

 

Oxbow Animal Health

Receiving a quality education is a critical step in becoming a qualified veterinary professional. Oxbow recognizes that financing education can be a serious challenge for students at all levels. Oxbow’s Academic Scholarships help ease this burden by providing financial support to aspiring veterinarians and vet techs, as well as other future animal health professionals.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The annual application deadline is typically early March.

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.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

Deadline for application is typically mid-March.

Winn/AVMF Scholarships For Veterinary Studies

Winn/AVMF Student Scholarship was established in 2009 in collaboration with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. Each year, $2,500 is awarded to a third- or fourth-year veterinary student who has demonstrated a keen interest in cats. In addition to considering scholastic achievement and financial need, Winn selects students who are involved in or volunteer for activities that benefit the health and welfare of cats, such as research, shelter work, cat clubs and other community service programs. Ross Vet students are also eligible to apply.

Eligibility and application requirements are available at:

www.winnfelinefoundation.org/partners/affiliations
www.catvets.com/members/students/

Deadline for application is typically mid-March.

The Associates Home Loan Scholarship

The Associates Home Loan Scholarship was created with our future leaders in mind. We understand that college prices are constantly increasing and hope that our scholarship can help make a small difference in one college student’s life each year. This $1000 scholarship serves the purpose of not only helping one student lower their tuition expenses by $1000, but it also is a great way to educate the future self-employed individuals about their options when it comes to self-employed loans and alternative credit options.

For:

  • High school seniors who have been accepted into a college or university
  • Current college and university students who attend at least part-time

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

AAEP/Merck Animal Health Scholarship

Merck Animal Health and The Foundation for the Horse 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.

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

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

Deadline for applications is typically in July.

New Jersey Veterinary Foundation

The NJVF is dedicated to advancing and supporting admitted veterinary students in achieving their DVM/VMD degrees. Since 1975, the New Jersey Veterinary Foundation has awarded over 1.5 million dollars in vet school scholarship grants, and in the past interest-free loans and forgivable loans to New Jersey veterinary students. The NJVF Scholarship Program is funded solely by contributions, and New Jersey veterinarians generate a significant portion of those funds. Grants are awarded based on financial need and academic achievement. Upon receiving verification of enrollment, NJVF Education Grants will be paid directly to veterinary schools in two parts; one installment in August and one installment in December. New Jersey residents are eligible to apply during their first year of veterinary school for a second-year award, and all subsequent years.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is April 30th.

AVMA/AVMF Scholarship For Veterans

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 vet school scholarship for military veterans pursuing an education in veterinary medicine. 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students at the international AVMA accredited schools may apply for the AVMA/AVMF Scholarship for Veterans.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here

The deadline for applications is typically early Mid-May.

Maine Veterinary Education Foundation-Veterinary Scholarship

The Maine Veterinary Education Foundation (MVEF) is a private foundation that awards scholarships to Maine students that have completed at least one year of veterinary or veterinary technology programs. Veterinary school scholarships will be sent directly to the veterinary college to offset tuition charges.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is typically late May.

KF&B Law Academic Scholarship

The members of KF&B remember how hard it was to pay for education to become the amazing lawyers they are today. Therefore, as a way to pay it forward to others, they have created the $1,000 KF&B Law Academic Scholarship, which is in its third year, to help one student lessen their financial burden from school. The scholarship is open to any high school senior, or any college student who isn't in their final year. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner’s school’s financial aid department. The scholarship is open to any major, they do not have to be law students.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is typically in May.

American Association Of Bovine Practitioners-Amstutz Scholarship

The purpose of the AABP Amstutz Scholarship is to identify and support the most superior students with a graduation year of 2022 that demonstrate the character, knowledge, experience, motivation, and potential to become outstanding bovine veterinarians in the United States and Canada, prepared to meet the needs of the 21st century. The scholarship provides them with a one-time cash award to be used at their discretion to provide them with unique educational experiences to maximize their preparation for the future. Applicants must be a student AABP member enrolled in a college/school of veterinary medicine accredited by the AVMA Council on Education.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is typically May.

AABP Foundation-Zoetis Scholarship

The purpose of the AABP Foundation – Zoetis Scholarship is to identify and support the most superior students in veterinary school with a graduation year of 2021 that demonstrate the character, knowledge, experience, motivation, and potential to become outstanding bovine veterinarians in the United States, prepared to meet the needs of the 21st century. The scholarship provides them with a one-time cash award to be used at their discretion to provide them with unique educational experiences to maximize their preparation for the future.  

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is typically May.

Emergency Dentists USA Video Scholarship

At Emergency Dentists USA we understand the value of a strong education. You do not need to be a student in dentistry to apply! The scholarship application is a video submission-topics change annually.  Scholarship award is sent to the student’s college of choice, Financial Aid Office.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is July 1, for the following school year.

SixSurgery

SixSurgery, a leader in cosmetic and plastic surgery, will award a $1,000 scholarship to one deserving student who has demonstrated leadership in medical or health-related fields. A winner will be selected according to their academic achievements, and their submission of a short essay or video presentation.

Eligibility and application requirement are available here

Applications are due January 15 and September 15.

Student Loan Planner Scholarship

Student Loan Planner provides advice to veterinarians who owe five or six figures on their student loans. Student Loan Planner helps help borrowers who owe five and six figures on their student loans refinance to a lower rate or make a custom plan to pay them back. Scholarship awardees receive $500 and a free enrollment in the Student Loan Planner investment course.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is typically August.

Wolfie’s Place/How I Got Into Veterinary School Scholarship Fund

The Wolfie’s Place and How I Got Into Veterinary School Scholarship Fund offers one $500 scholarship awarded in December. Created by a Ross Vet alumni, this veterinary student scholarship is open for current veterinary students in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of vet school (3rd semester and above).

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is September 1.

Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association-Veterinary Student Scholarship

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 have earned an equivalent in RI and have a grade point average of at least 2.5.  The vet school scholarship criteria are weighted 60% for academic excellence, 40% for academic need.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is September 30.

Auxiliary To The AVMA Legacy Endowed Scholarship

The AVMF is committed to helping offset the cost of veterinary medical education. Through our scholarship programs we have a long, successful history of providing financial support to veterinary students. Each academic year, scholarships are 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.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is October 15.

Zoetis/AAVMC Veterinary Student Scholarship Program

Zoetis has awarded $630,000 in scholarship funds to 315 second and third-year veterinary students at 33 colleges of veterinary medicine through the Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Program for 2020. Each scholarship award is valued at $2,000. The AAVMC has again partnered with Zoetis in the administration of the program.

Scholarships are 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.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The scholarship application period opens in September annually.

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.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

Deadline for applications is December 1.

Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program

Merck Animal Health and the AVMF are dedicated to supporting exceptional veterinary students. Merck Animal Health is proud to show its dedication to veterinary students by providing $5,000 scholarships to second- and third-year veterinary students. Students attending international schools with 5- and 6-year programs should contact their administrative office to determine the school's eligibility requirement.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is December 31.

The Doctors Sniffs Science Major Scholarship Fund

Open to any student obtaining a science degree (examples: BA, MS, DVM, MD).

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is November 1.

Ed Hiestand Memorial Veterinary Student Scholarship: Call For Papers

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.  The winner makes a 20 to 25-minute presentation at the Symposium and the paper is eligible for publication by NWRA.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for abstracts December 15th annually; deadline for papers is January 15, annually.

Race For Education KEEP Veterinary Scholarship

Sponsored by the Race For Education and the Kentucky Equine Education Project Foundation, this scholarship is available to veterinary students from the state of Kentucky in their 1st through 3rd year of study who are intending to enter equine veterinary medicine.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is due in May.

Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarship

The Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarship awards top 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. Three (3) scholarships of $75,000 are annually awarded.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is August.

Chrissy Weems Scholarship

The Chrissy Weems Scholarship was created to help the future entrepreneurs and small business owners of our world. All high school seniors who have been selected to attend a college or university and current college students are encouraged to apply. To enter for a chance to receive this $1000 scholarship you just must write a short 500-word essay.

Eligibility and application requirements are available here.

The deadline for applications is February.

HSVMA Compassionate Care Veterinary Student Scholarships

HSVMA is pleased to announce the 2023 Compassionate Care Veterinary Student Scholarships. This year, five $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who are currently in their first, second and third years at an AVMA-accredited veterinary school in the US, Canada, the Caribbean, or the UK. The scholarships will be awarded to veterinary students who (1) demonstrate an interest in animal welfare, animal rights, or animal protection issues and (2) represent a commitment to equitable access and inclusion in veterinary medicine via service or lived experience.  

The deadline to apply is June 30, 2023. The scholarships will be granted by August 31, 2023. 

VET SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FAQS

Are there scholarship opportunities for vet school?

The availability of veterinary scholarships will vary by school. Each vet school has its own policy. Some have sponsored scholarships and endowments for scholarships.    

Ross Vet strives to make education more affordable by offering school-specific scholarships, industry-related scholarships, and private scholarships.

How to apply for a veterinary scholarship?

Vet school scholarships and eligibility vary by institution. Each school’s website will have specific application information for veterinary scholarships.                                                              

Ross Vet offers a number of several veterinary school scholarships that you may apply for before beginning your first semester at Ross Vet, as well as throughout your vet school student career.

What scholarships are available for Ross Vet students?

Ross Vet offers school-specific scholarships, industry-related scholarships, and private scholarships.

Some of our specific scholarships for vet school students include:

  • Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HIS) Articulation Partner Scholarship
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Articulation Partner Scholarships
  • Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) Partner Scholarship
  • Alumni Legacy Scholarship
  • Mcgill-Ross Vet Scholarship
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program
  • Empower Scholarship Fund
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