The Zoetis Foundation/AVMF Veterinary Technician Student Scholarship

Zoetis Foundation

The Zoetis Foundation and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation are pleased to announce the 2022 Zoetis Foundation/AVMF Veterinary Technician Student Scholarship Program. 2022 is the inaugural year of this program that was developed to offset educational expenses related to attaining a veterinary education. The program focuses on addressing the issue of student debt, as well as the need to foster diversity in the profession - issues that greatly impact the future of the veterinary profession.

The application cycle for 2022-2023 is now open. 

 Application Criteria

In addition to the traditional selection criteria of academic excellence and financial need, the scholarships will focus on meeting the ongoing needs of the veterinary profession – diversity, sustainability, and mixed/rural medicine practices. Scholarships will be awarded to students with career interests in all areas, including food animal medicine, small animal clinical medicine, research, government services, public health, organized veterinary medicine, etc.

  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in good standing at an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology, veterinary nursing, or animal health technology program in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • At the time of application, the student must be entering the 2nd year of a 2-year program (or equivalent for term-based programs), or In the 3rd year of a 4-year (or equivalent for term-based programs) AVMA-accredited veterinary technology - veterinary nursing or animal health technology program (or equivalent for term-based programs) in the United States or Puerto Rico.

Timelines

  • Fully completed applications will be accepted through October 7, 2022, at 11:59 pm EST
  • Award notification and check disbursement: spring 2023 semester 

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Through the Zoetis Foundation/AVMF Veterinary Technician Student Scholarship Program, AVMF and school leadership will identify outstanding veterinary technician students who can help address our changing world and the health, food, and welfare needs of the U.S. veterinary community.