PVM Students Selected as 2018 Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Recipients

Friday, March 23, 2018

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A total of eight Purdue Veterinary Medicine students are recipients of the 2018 Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholars Award. Their names were announced at the annual SAVMA Symposium last week.  Four of the PVM students are from the DVM Class of 2019 and three are in the DVM Class of 2020.  The scholarship program is for second- and third-year students at colleges of veterinary medicine in the U.S. and Caribbean.  This year more than 1,700 applications were received.  A total of 315 recipients were selected and will cumulatively receive $630,000 in scholarships.

Congratulations to these Purdue awardees:

DVM Class of 2019

  • Sarah Garst
  • Natalie Gregory
  • Natalia Santos
  • Maggie Schlich
  • Kelsey Trumpp

DVM Class of 2020

  • Anne Marshall
  • Casey Schuelke
  • Jessica White

This is the eighth year for this program, and Zoetis has donated more than $6 million toward scholarships.  A statement jointly released by Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) said, “Zoetis is very pleased to be able to financially reward dedicated veterinary students who are already making outstanding contributions to the veterinary profession and to the overall well-being and medical care of animals. Zoetis, as the leading global animal health company in veterinary medicine, is committed to help shape the future of this great profession.”

The 2019 Zoetis Scholarship application process, open to second- and third-year students, is expected to launch in early October 2018.

Writer(s): Kevin Doerr | pvmnews@purdue.edu

Category: DVM, Students

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