FINANCING YOUR VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION

Current Grants:

Ongoing Grants/ Scholarships!

OCTOBER DEADLINES

October 1st- Financial Wellbeing Grant
The SAVMA Wellness committee is offering funding to provide additional information on financial matters to their student bodies. SAVMA chapter demonstrating the need for assistance with a project, lecture, or event(s) that will foster financial wellbeing can receive this funding! Apply here today!

October 1st- Supporter of Student Wellbeing Award
Know of an individual faculty or staff members that goes above and beyond to promote student wellbeing at Cornell? Nominate them to receive up to $1500 of travel compensation to and from SAVMA Symposium 2019 in Athens, Georgia, where they will be recognized! The nominating student will also receive $200! Apply here today!

October 12th- AVMA Government Relations Student Externship Program

Are you a veterinary student who wants to impact public policy and expand your professional network? Apply to spend 4 weeks in D.C. with the AVMA Government Relations Division’s 2019 Government Relations Student Externship Program! Please visit the AVMA website for application info.

October 15th- Cultural & Diversity Awareness Grant
Has your club hosted an event in the spirit of overcoming cultural or diversity differences or fostering awareness? You can apply for a grant to get expenses retroactively reimbursed! Send applications to savma.ICDC@gmail.com or email for any questions. See below for application details.

October 15th- AVMA Legacy Endowed Scholarship
Apply to be awarded one of four $1,000 scholarships! Click here to access the AVMF Scholarship Portal.

October 31st-  2017-2018 Conference Travel Grant

SAVMA’s Education and Professional Development Committee is providing six $250 awards to give students more opportunity to travel to conferences to network and further their education! Apply here!

NOVEMBER DEADLINES

November 1st- Environmental Awareness Grant 2018
Apply for a grant to reach out and initiate environmental projects, engage in research, or attend conservation related events/ meetings. A first place grant receives $1000 and two honorable mentions receive $500. Check out the details here

November 16th- Extracurricular Funding Grant
The SAVMA Education and Professional Development Committee is offering four, $200 grants to veterinary student organizations to provide funding for wet labs or lectures supplementing their college’s curriculum. Apply HERE.

DECEMBER DEADLINES

December 1st- Faculty Community Outreach Award
Do you know a faculty member, clinician, or someone else that has gone above and beyond to interact with and make a difference in the local and/or global community as a leader? Nominate them to receive $300, paid travel expenses to SAVMA Symposium, and an award that will be presented publicly at symposium. You could win $125 for nominating! Click here for the application.

December 1st- Teaching Excellence Award

Want to recognize an outstanding teacher who has made an impact on veterinary students? The teacher could win an all-expenses paid trip to 2019 SAVMA Student Symposium at the University of Georgia to address the SAVMA House of Delegates and receive an award at the End of Symposium Gala. Nominating student will receive a $200 award! Please apply here.

December 15th- Economic Initiative Essay

Write an essay requesting solutions to student economic issues, such as student debt, budgeting, and tuition, have the opportunity to be awarded $250, and the educational and professional development committee will work to implement these solutions if feasible! Please submit essays here!

December 31st- Wellness Support Fund

The SAVMA Wellness Committee is offering funding to veterinary students and veterinary school organizations that wish to promote physical, mental, and emotional health at their college of veterinary medicine. SAVMA will award up to $2,500.00 to applicants! Apply here!

See below for more info regarding rolling grants including:

  • Diversity and Communication Travel Grant- $200

SAVMA TRAVEL FUND

Information available on the Travel Fund page

Extracurricular Funding Grant:

The Extracurricular Funding Grant is for veterinary student organizations to provide funding for wet labs or lectures supplementing their college’s curriculum.​

  • There are FOUR awards at $200​ each
  • Application is here
  • Deadline is past… try again next year!

 

NAVLE Study Package Scholarship

NAVLE Digital Study Package Scholarship. Even if you have already purchased a NAVLE study package you can be reimbursed up to $300!

  • Four $300 Scholarships available!
  • Info and App HERE
  • Deadline is past… try again next year!

AVMA Convention Travel Grant:
Looking for something to do this summer? Check out some AWESOME lectures the AVMA Convention! These grants are designed to provide students with the opportunity to attend the annual AVMA Convention. 
  • The 2017 AVMA Convention will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, from July 21-25th.  Students are invited to attend and participate in networking events and educational lectures/workshops (http://www.avmaconvention.org/)
  • As a SAVMA member, the >$500 registration fee is waived for you, and attendance is FREE.
  • Four awards of $250 each are offered by the Educational and Professional Development Committee to help offset travel costs and are available to all SAVMA members.
  • Click these links for MORE INFO and the APPLICATION
  • Deadline is past, try again next year!