AVMA Fellowship Program

The application deadline  for the 2014-2015 Fellowship Program has passed.  Look for information about the 2015-2016 program soon.

Do Something Big

The 2014-2015 AVMA Fellowship Program, in conjunction with the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowship Program, will run from the last week in August 2014 until early August 2015.

AVMA Fellows:

  • serve for one year in Washington D.C. as scientific advisors to members of Congress.
  • play pivotal roles in shaping and influencing key legislation affecting the veterinary profession, and the health and safety of our nation.
  • receive a stipend of approximately $77,000 to offset the cost of living and reimbursement for certain expenses incurred during the Fellowship.
  • receive up to $6,000 to offset the cost of health insurance premiums.
  • represent the veterinary profession in the legislative branch of government.
  • use science-based decision making in public policy development.
  • influence important public policy discussions.
  • network with leaders at the top tier of federal government.