Attention veterinary students! There is still time to apply for Academy of Veterinary Consultants externship grants as well as the Dr. Douglas A. Armstrong Scholarship, but you must act fast — the deadline is Jan. 31.

Dr. Douglas A. Armstrong Scholarship

The Douglas A. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually for excellence in beef cattle clinical research. The scholarship amount is $2,500 and is awarded to the recipient at his/her school’s annual awards ceremony.

The recipient is expected to make a short presentation summarizing his/her research project at a meeting of the Academy of Veterinary Consultants. Transportation and related expenses incurred in attending the meeting will be reimbursed by the Academy of Veterinary Consultants.

>>More information and the requirements for applying for the Douglas A. Armstrong Scholarship.

AVC externship grants

The AVC has available a grant program to financially assist veterinary students working in an externship or preceptorship program or summer employment.

These grants are in the amount of $500 per student. The funds can be used as the student needs to help offset the expenses encountered during an externship (i.e. fuel, meals, lodging, etc.).

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