Apply - AVMA Fellowship Program

Have you ever wished you could have an impact on the future of animal and human health beyond the clinic or the lab? Your veterinary expertise can help the nation’s decision-makers shape public policy on issues like animal welfare, food safety and public health.

The fellowship program provides you with the opportunity to help animal health and welfare on a national scale, not just a local one.

You can get involved now and make a difference today.

Learn more about the AVMA's Congressional Fellowship Program​.


The application cycle for the 2017-2018 AVMA Fellowship Program is now closed. Applications for the 2018-2019 program will be available online in the fall of 2017 and will be due on Feb. 9, 2018.​

Questions can be emailed to​.


Check out the video below where Dr. Chase Crawford recounts his experience as a 2014-2015 AVMA Fellow in the office of Senator Al Franken (D-MN).​