Ongoing Grants/ Scholarships!
Stay tuned for more to come!
November 15th – 2020 World Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Award
The call for nominations for the 2020 WVA Animal Welfare Awards is now open! The award recognizes one veterinary student from around the world for involvement and engagement in animl welfare. Complere information on nomination procedures and requirements are available in the online WVA call for nominations.
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.
November 20th – The Human-Animal Bond Grant
The SAVMA Animal Welfare and Environmental Stewardess Committee is awarding five $500 grants to reimburse SAVMA members who initiate or sustain human-animal bond projects. Apply here!
November 20th – The Animal Welfare Grant
The SAVMA Animal Welfare and Environmental Stewardess Committee is awarding five $500 grants to reimburse SAVMA members who initiate or sustain animal welfare projects. Apply here!
November 27th – Teaching Excellence Award
The SAVMA Education and Professional Development Committee is offering an award to recognize outstanding teachers in our profession. To encourage well written nominations, a $200 award will be given to the student author of the winning entry. Apply here!
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 1st – Policy Education Grant
The SAVMA Governmental Affairs Committee, is offering 6 grants to veterinary students and veterinary student organizations to provide funding for policy-related lectures and/or events supplementing the college’s curriculum. Apply here!
December 1st – Government and Policy Travel Grant Application
The SAVMA Governmental Affairs Committee, is offering 6 grants to assist veterinary students with the cost of attending government focused conferences, externships, or other unique experiences related to policy. 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 20th – The Vet Gazette Submissions
The Vet Gazette, a publication of SAVMA, is now accepting your submissions for Volume 55, Issue 1! Send them your cute pet pictures, enlightening thoughts, fun externship experiences, interesting research projects and photography. Submissions give you the chance to win prize money! Check out the categories and submission instructions 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. The SAVMA Wellness Committee will award up to $2,500 each cycle to student applicants demonstrating need for assistance with a project, lecture, or event(s) that will foster physical or mental wellness in their respective college, on an as-needed basis. Apply here today!
December 31st – 2019 NAVLE Study Package
The SAVMA Education and Professional Development Committee is offering ten $300 scholarships for veterinary students in their final years that are preparing for the NAVLE. The application can be accessed here.
January 10th – Economic Initiatives Essay Contest
The SAVMA Education and Professional Development Committee is offering an award of $500 to two student essay contest winners who write about an actionable solution for SAVMA and/or the AVMA which will help to alleviate student financial stress. Apply here starting October 11th!
March 31st – Travel Grant Supporting Diversity and Communications
The SAVMA Integrative Communication and Diversity Committee is awarding up to five $200 grants to deserving individuals who have attended or wish to attend a meeting or event that promotes diversity and communication within the veterinary profession. Apply here today!
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!