Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine Western University of Health Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine

Scholarships-2012

2012 Scholarships

Award Name Recipient Class Amount of Award Award Deadline Sponsor Discipline
AVMA PLIT Scholarship  3rd Year Students  $3000.00 – Tuition credit  Feb 24th AVMA PLIT N/A
Award Criteria: Must be 3rd year veterinary student (will receive scholarship as tuition credit as they enter 4th year). Must demonstrate financial need and be a US resident. Funds will be issued as a credit on student’s tuition account. Must be a continuous SCVMA or SAVMA member. Apply by submitting a letter of eligibility describing your commitment along with a resume to: Scholarships-Internships.SAC@westernu.edu

 

Award Name Recipient Class Amount of Award Award Deadline Sponsor Discipline
California Veterinary Medical Foundation Scholarship Award  3rd-4th Year Students  $500.00  Feb 24th CVMF N/A
Award Criteria: Awarded to a third or fourth year student who has shown outstanding service in veterinary medicine at a city or county animal shelter or during a recognized California disaster response effort. Apply by submitting a letter of eligibility describing your commitment along with a resume to: Scholarships-Internships.SAC@westernu.edu

 

Award Name Recipient Class Amount of Award Award Deadline Sponsor Discipline
Dr. Shirley D. Johnston Endowed Scholarship  3rd Year Students  $1000.00  2/1/2012 Endowed Scholarship N/A
Award Criteria: Current 3rd year student in good standing,committed to a career in pet Veterinary Medicine, with a demonstrated (through extracurricular activities and/or selection of 4th year course options) commitment to compassionate, high quality pet care; treating pets like family and human-animal bond. Apply by submitting a letter of eligibility describing your commitment along with a resume to: Scholarships-Internships.SAC@westernu.edu

 

Award Name Recipient Class Amount of Award Award Deadline Sponsor Discipline
Betty J. Jones & Cassius Cat Foundation Available to two 1st year students $2,000.00 each 2/1/2012 Cassius Cat Foundation N/A
Award Criteria: Current 1st and year CVM student in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or greater. Apply by submitting a letter describing your commitment to veternary medicine and professional goals. This award is renewable provided GPA requirement is met.
E-mail eligibility letter & resume to: Scholarships-Internships.SAC@westernu.edu

 

Award Name Recipient Class Amount of Award Award Deadline Sponsor Discipline
Elanco Behavior Scholar Award Any Year (3rd and 4th yr preference) $500.00  Feb 24th Elanco N/A
Award Criteria: Available to CVM students in good standing of any year with preference given to 3rd and 4th year students. Will be awarded to student with an proven interest/commitment to animal.
Apply by submitting a letter of eligibility describing your commitment along with a resume to: Scholarships-Internships.SAC@westernu.edu

 

Award Name Recipient Class Amount of Award Award Deadline Sponsor Discipline
Elanco Award for excellence in Internal Medicine & the Human-Animal Bond Any Year (3rd and 4th yr preference) $500.00  Feb 24th Elanco N/A
Award Criteria: Available to CVM students in good standing of any year with preference given to 3rd and 4th year students. Will be awarded to student with an proven interest/commitment and demonstrated excellence in internal medicine. Preference should also be given to students who display an understand, appreciation and application of the Human-Animal bond as it relates to pets and their owners. Apply by submitting a letter of eligibility describing your commitment along with a resume to: Scholarships-Internships.SAC@westernu.edu

 

Award Name Recipient Class Amount of Award Award Deadline Sponsor Discipline
Grace and Bud Wilson Memorial Scholarship 2nd year (generally) $2000.00  March 9th Ventura Co Dog Fanciers Assoc Small Animals
Award Criteria: Awarded to 2nd year (preferred) or higher DVM students who have attended school at any level (elementary, middle, high, undergrad) in Ventura County, CA ($2,000). Apply by submitting a letter of eligibility describing your commitment along with a resume to: Scholarships-Internships.SAC@westernu.edu

 

Award Name Recipient Class Amount of Award Award Deadline Sponsor Discipline
Korean Veterinary Society of America Scholarship – AWARDED Any Year $1000.00   KVSA N/A
Award Criteria: Available to CVM students in good standing of any year. The student should have a history of high academic excellence and a current CVM GPA of 3.0 or higher. 3. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate through their application essay an understanding and appreciation of the Korean culture and history.