Investing in the future of the large-animal veterinary profession, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners and Pfizer Animal Health have announced the launch of the AABP Foundation-Pfizer Animal Health Scholarship, aimed toward providing veterinary students with the opportunity to receive one of several scholarships.
“These scholarships, which come at a time when the large-animal veterinarian industry is experiencing a shortage, will help recruit outstanding students for careers in bovine veterinary medicine,” said Gatz Riddell, DVM, and executive vice president for AABP.
“Veterinarians represent an integral role in the cattle industry because they help ensure a safe and wholesome food supply," said Roger Saltman, DVM, director of cattle veterinary operations at Pfizer Animal Health. "Exposing the younger generation to large-animal medicine becomes such a crucial component in the survivability and success of the profession, as well as the industry."
Offered to third-year veterinary students in the
The scholarship application process will be open from April 3 to June 15.
For applications, click here. Applicants must provide information regarding their cattle industry background and provide answers to several essay questions pertaining to the role of large-animal veterinarians in today’s society. Applicants must be students enrolled in colleges of veterinary medicine in the