2nd Opportunity Research Scholarship

The AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Summer Research Scholarship is intended to provide support for 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 2019. ($5,000 scholarship and $1,000 to assist with travel expenses to the NIH Symposium.)

Applications for the 2018 - 2019 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research Scholarships are accepted October 15, 2018  through January 11, 2019.   Please read the applications for submission directions.

Congratulations to 2017 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research Scholarship Recipients!

Samantha Fousse
University of California - Davis

Genetic Determinants of Atrial Fibrillation in Irish Wolfhounds

Courtney Rousse
North Carolina State University

Investigation of Quantitative Trait Loci in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with Chiari-like Malformations and Syringomyelia

Kim Haight
University of Georgia

Combined Nanoparticle and Neural Stem Cell Therapies in a Pig Model of Stroke

Courtney Smith
Texas A&M University

Next-generation Panfungal Sequencing of Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-embedded Tissues for Improved Identification of Fungal Pathogens

Rachel McMahon
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Obesity Promotes Breast Tumor Development and Metastases in an Immunocompetent Mouse Model



 2016 AVMA/AVMF 2nd Opportunity Research  Scholarship Recipients

Mitch Caudill
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

The Proline Utilization System of Brucella abortus is Required for Virulent Infection
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North Carolina State University
Sarah Chung
Texas A&M University

SCP-2/SCP-X Gene Ablation Impairs Endocannabinoid Induction in Fabp1 null Mice
Sarah Linn
The Ohio State University

Experimental modeling of the 
nonspecific protective effects of
measles virus vaccination
Jordan Ford
Cornell University

Parvovirus Detection by PCR and ISH is Associated with Myocarditis and Cardiomyopathy in Young Dogs


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