For some students, their love of animals has crossed into their educational career. The follow scholarships are open to pre-vet and veterinary medicine students.
Oxbow Animal Health Scholarships
Sponsor: Oxbow Animal Health
Closing Date: March 2, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students interested in pursuing careers in the pet industry or the field of animal health and nutrition. High school senior scholarship is only open to students in Nebraska, but college and veterinary school scholarships are open to students throughout the U.S.
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association
Amount: Minimum of $500
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed three semesters of pre-veterinary education and are pursuing completion of the pre-professional program. Applicant must be a graduate of a Nebraska High School or State of Nebraska approved Home School Program.
Washington Thoroughbred Scholarship
Sponsor: The Race for Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a college or university in Washington state, pursuing a career in pre-veterinary medicine (equine emphasis), equine science, racetrack management, equine business or pasture management.
Simply Pets Scholarship
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be enrolled during the Fall 2018 term and will be majoring in a field related to veterinary sciences, animal sciences, or biology.
Dr. Joseph and Sonya Landholm Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA)
Amount: Up to $4,500
Closing Date: September 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to veterinary students originally from Nebraska or who are Nebraska licensed practitioners who are NVMA members.
Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship
Sponsor: 365 Pet Insurance
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or accepted to a veterinary school in the United States for Spring 2019 or Fall 2019. Applicant must be of Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander, or other minority designation.