Scholarships for Animal Lovers

dog-cat-bird-rabbitIf you are an animal-lover, you better believe that there are scholarships out there just for you! We’ve gone through our database and put together a list of animal-friendly scholarships. Not all of these scholarships require you to major in a veterinary-related field, so check them out!

John D. Spurling OBE Scholarship for Responsible Pet Ownership Education

This scholarship is offered by the American Kennel Club Humane Fund. It is targeted to high school seniors and college students who are enrolled in an education program that includes responsible pet ownership in the curriculum. If you are pursuing studies in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, physical therapy, animal care, grooming, and training, you may be eligible.

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Humane Society of the United States. To qualify, you must be a high school senior in New England and demonstrate a deep respect for animals. You also must have made a meaningful contribution to animal protection over a significant period of time.

A Voice for Animals Contest

This scholarship, offered by the Humane Education Network, is for high school and home-schooled students worldwide. To qualify, you must have actively participated in projects that promote the humane treatment of animals. To enter the contest, you must establish a new project or become involved with an existing project that addresses the mistreatment of one animal species or one cause of animal suffering, or the preservation of one species threatened with extinction. You must participate in this project for at least three months and then create a submission that documents your experience.

Campbell Family Scholarships

This scholarship is offered by the Banfield Charitable Trust. To qualify, you must be a high school senior or college student and be pursuing education in a field that will broaden your ability to improve the lives of pets and their families, such as pre-veterinary sciences, veterinary technology, and other academic fields that will lead you to a pet-focused career.

Pfizer Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program

This scholarship is offered by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. To qualify, you must be a second- or third-year veterinary student attending a school in the United States or the Caribbean.

American Kennel Club Veterinary Student Scholarship Program

This scholarship is offered by the American Kennel Club. To qualify, you must be enrolled full-time at a US veterinary medical school.

American Veterinary Medical Foundation Veterinary Scholarship Program

This scholarship is offered by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. To qualify, you must be a current first-, second-, or third-year student at an accredited college of veterinary medicine in the United States.

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Original Post Date: April 23rd, 2013

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