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Veterinary scholarships available for New Jersey students

December 05, 2022

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation, in partnership with the Harold Wetterberg Foundation, is once again awarding scholarships to current or former residents of New Jersey who are pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.

Applicants must be second- or third-year veterinary students or students enrolled in postgraduate education in veterinary medicine, have graduated from a New Jersey high school, and have had a 3.0 GPA or higher at their veterinary school and undergraduate school. Preference is given to students pursuing dual degrees and those who have graduated from or attended a university in New Jersey.

Award amounts range from $5,000-$15,000 to students selected; previous recipients are eligible to apply. The application period opens Jan. 1. The deadline for this scholarship program is March 15.

For more information on these scholarships, visit the AVMF website or contact Patti Gillespie, AVMF senior manager of programs and operations, by emailing PGillespieatavma [dot] org or calling 847-285-6709.

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