College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

Sponsor: 365 Pet Insurance  |  Application Deadline: December 31, 2018

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Scholarship Description

365 Pet Insurance is proud to announce the Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship.

Award amount: $500

Recipient: 1

Deadline: December 31, 2018

The Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship is for students currently enrolled in or accepted to a veterinary school in the United States. According to the AAVMC, veterinary medicine, contrary to societal trends, remains one of the least diverse professions in the United States. This scholarship serves to meet the economic needs of minority students to encourage enrollment in veterinary medicine programs.

Eligibility Requirements

This scholarship is for Spring 2019 or Fall 2019.

  • Students must be of Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander or other minority designation
  • Complete the online application at
  • Submit a one-page resume describing animal welfare related activities
  • Provide two letters of reference
  • Provide proof of full-time enrollment in a veterinary medicine program

Application Information

Submit a 300- to 500-word essay on one of the following topics:

  • What Veterinary Medicine Means to You
  • The Greatest Challenges Facing Animal Health
  • The Role of Nutrition in Animal Health

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