- Students must be of Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander or other minority designation
- Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a veterinary school in the U.S.
- Must be a doctoral student entering or currently enrolled in veterinary school in 2020.
- Scholarship applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited veterinary school to be eligible for the Veterinarian Scholarship.
How to Apply:
Please discuss the following set of questions in 1,000 words or less:
- How have end of life/humane disposition issues been evolving for pets over the past 25 years? What societal factors have influenced how end of life issues for pets have evolved?\
- What veterinary care and pet product advances have been an influence?
- How does the high quality of medicine that we can now offer to aging or disabled pets compare to what was available 10 years ago?
- How have alternatives, such as assistive devices and/or wheelchairs, played a role in the changing landscape of veterinary care?
- What do you think the most important factors are today in consideration of euthanizing a pet?
- How do you balance the needs of the pet caretaker and the patient?
- What do you anticipate will be your greatest challenges and assets in helping pet caretakers to make end-of-life decisions?
Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.