2nd Opportunity Research Scholarship

The AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Summer Research Scholarship is intended to provide support for currently enrolled veterinary students who have previously conducted a summer research project and are seeking to gain a second summer of research experience.  Five $6,000 awards will be provided in 2020. ($5,000 scholarship and $1,000 to assist with travel expenses to the NIH Symposium.)

** APPLICATIONS for the 2019-2020 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research Scholarships are no longer being accepted at this time **

Congratulations to 2018-2019 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research Scholarship Recipients!


Sydney Bork – Colorado State University

Gillian Herbert – University of Georgia


Kaylie Canda – University of Missouri



Rachel Stahl – Ohio State University



Tyler Hawbecker – Iowa State University




2017-2018 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research  Scholarship Recipients

Ashley Hopkins – Purdue University
Paxton Parker – University of Tennessee
Keira Sztukowski - Colorado State University
Logan Weyland – Washington State University
Zoe Williams – Michigan State University

2016-2017 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research  Scholarship Recipients

Samantha Fousse –University of California - Davis
Kim Haight – University of Georgia
Rachel McMahon – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Courtney Rousse – North Carolina State University
Courtney Smith – Texas A&M University

2015-2016 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research  Scholarship Recipients

Mitch Caudill – Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Sarah Chung – Texas A&M University
Jordan Ford – Cornell University
Sarah Linn – The Ohio State University
Kimberly (Schreiber) Young – North Carolina State University

2014-2015 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research Scholarship Recipients 

Amanda Kortum – North Carolina State
Katherine Bachman – The Ohio State University
Jennifer Storer – University of Tennessee
Hannah Savage – University of California, Davis
Taylor Pursell – Texas A & M University