Harold Wetterberg Foundation Scholarship

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation partners with the Harold Wetterberg Foundation to award scholarships to current or former residents of New Jersey who are pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. 

The application cycle for 2022-2023 is now open

Eligibility requirements

  • A current or former resident of New Jersey who is enrolled in the second or third year of the professional DVM curriculum during the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Graduation from a New Jersey High School
  • 3.0 GPA or higher at veterinary school and undergraduate school
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • NOTE: Graduation or attendance at a New Jersey College is preferred, but not required.

For full details, download the scholarship guidelines and eligibility PDF


  • Applications accepted January 3 - March 15, 2023
  • Applications reviewed March/April - July 2023
  • Award notification and check disbursement Fall Semester


Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 AVMF/Harold Wetterberg Foundation Scholarships!

"Thank you Harold Wetterberg Foundation and the AVMF for this honor and your continued support! This award is an investment in my future and allows me to pursue my goal of becoming a clinician-scientist." 

Ankita Gupta
North Carolina State

"This scholarship will help to alleviate my financial stress as an out-of-state student and allow me to pursue additional educational opportunities during my clinical rotations and beyond. Thank you so much to the Harold Wetterberg Foundation and AVMF for your generosity!”

Hannah Flamme
Cornell University

"With your help, I can continue working toward my dream of becoming a veterinary surgeon while exploring wildlife and shelter medicine. I am excited to continue branching out my experiences this year so that I can one day give back to my community.”

Madeline Procopi
Tufts University


"As a veterinary student from New Jersey with no in-state schooling options, financing my education has always been a point of stress. The Harold Wetterberg Foundation Scholarship relieves some of that stress and allows me to pursue my childhood dream."

Hannah M. Prutchi
Tufts University


“This award will help alleviate my financial burden as I continue my veterinary education and will allow me to take educational and clinical opportunities that may not have been feasible otherwise. Thank you so much to the AVMF and the Harold Wetterberg Foundation for this incredible support!”

Elsie Westervelt
Cornell University

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