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Scholarship Opportunities

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Current Scholarships

2022 LVMA SCholars Scholarships

6 Diamante Scholars Scholarships

$3,000 each

Sponsored by Hill's

The Latinx Veterinary Medical Association is collaborating with Hill’s Pet Nutrition to offer three Diamante Scholar scholarships of $3,000 (USD) per scholarship to current veterinary students for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. The deadline for submission of applications is 11:59 PM EST Saturday, July 30th, 2022. Scholarship winners will be announced in September and October during Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month via email and Latinx VMA social media. Winning essays will be posted on the LVMA website.

Submit your applications via Google Form at https://forms.gle/kc2239APKSLLKhdF7

If you have any questions about the scholarship application, please email latinxvma.liaison@gmail.com.

Latinx VMA Diamante Scholar Student Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must identify as Latinx; someone with a Latin American/Hispanic background (including Brazil) living in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.
  • Veterinary student currently enrolled and in good standing at a school of veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada. Students enrolled at Ross, St. George’s, and St. Matthew’s universities are also welcome to apply!
  • Must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA) as evidenced by a copy of unofficial transcript (screenshot) OR complete and submit the Good Standing Form found below.
  • Submit a personal statement of 350-500 words maximum explaining, in your opinion, what could be the role and impact of the LatinX Veterinary Medical Association on the community and the future of the Veterinary Profession?

Click here to learn more about Hill’s.

Sponsored by VCA

The Latinx Veterinary Medical Association is collaborating with VCA Animal Hospitals to offer three Diamante Scholar scholarships of $3,000 (USD) to current veterinary students for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. The deadline for submission of applications is 11:59 PM EST Saturday, July 30th, 2022. Scholarship winners will be announced in September and October during Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month via email and Latinx VMA social media. Winning essays will be posted on the LVMA website.

Submit your applications via Google Form at https://forms.gle/c7DRfemRDixLiRZt5.

If you have any questions about the scholarship application, please email latinxvma.liaison@gmail.com.

Latinx VMA Diamante Scholar Student Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must identify as Latinx; someone with a Latin American/Hispanic background (including Brazil) living in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.
  • Veterinary student currently enrolled and in good standing at a school of veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada. Students enrolled at Ross, St. George’s, and St. Matthew’s universities are also welcome to apply!
  • Must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA) as evidenced by a copy of unofficial transcript (screenshot) OR complete and submit the Good Standing Form found below.
  • Submit a personal statement of 350-500 words maximum explaining, “In your opinion, what could be the role and impact of the LatinX Veterinary Medical Association on the community and the future of the Veterinary Profession?”

Click here to learn more about VCA Animal Hospitals.

8 Oro Scholars Scholarships

Two $1,000 scholarship each
Sponsored by Covetrus

The Latinx Veterinary Medical Association is collaborating with Covetrus to offer two Oro Scholar scholarships of $1,000 (USD) to a current veterinary student for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. The deadline for submission of applications is 11:59 PM EST Saturday, July 30th, 2022. Scholarship winners will be announced in September and October during Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month via email and Latinx VMA social media. Winning essays will be posted on the LVMA website.

Submit your applications via Google Form at https://forms.gle/WFQpnkEGdd8rJGUD9.

If you have any questions about the scholarship application, please email latinxvma.liaison@gmail.com.

Latinx VMA Oro Scholar Student Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must identify as Latinx; someone with a Latin American/Hispanic background (including Brazil) living in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.
  • Veterinary student currently enrolled and in good standing at a school of veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada. Students enrolled at Ross, St. George’s, and St. Matthew’s universities are also welcome to apply!
  • Must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA) as evidenced by a copy of unofficial transcript (screenshot) OR complete and submit the Good Standing Form found below.
  • Submit a personal statement of 350-500 words maximum explaining, “In your opinion, what could be the role and impact of the LatinX Veterinary Medical Association on the community and the future of the Veterinary Profession?

Click here to learn more about Covetrus.

Sponsored by NVA

The Latinx Veterinary Medical Association is collaborating with NVA to offer two Oro Scholar scholarships of $1,000 (USD) to a current veterinary student for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. The deadline for submission of applications is 11:59 PM EST Saturday, July 30th, 2022. Scholarship winners will be announced in September and October during Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month via email and Latinx VMA social media. Winning essays will be posted on the LVMA website.

Submit your applications via Google Form at https://forms.gle/5FjtmLTEJP9vRut4A.

If you have any questions about the scholarship application, please email latinxvma.liaison@gmail.com.

Latinx VMA Oro Scholar Student Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must identify as Latinx; someone with a Latin American/Hispanic background (including Brazil) living in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.
  • Veterinary student currently enrolled and in good standing at a school of veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada. Students enrolled at Ross, St. George’s, and St. Matthew’s universities are also welcome to apply!
  • Must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA) as evidenced by a copy of unofficial transcript (screenshot) OR complete and submit the Good Standing Form found below.
  • Submit a personal statement of 350-500 words maximum explaining, “In your opinion, what could be the role and impact of the LatinX Veterinary Medical Association on the community and the future of the Veterinary Profession?

Click here to learn more about NVA.

Sponsored by Royal Canin

The Latinx Veterinary Medical Association is collaborating with Royal Canin to offer two Oro Scholar scholarships of $1,000 (USD) to a current veterinary student for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. The deadline for submission of applications is 11:59 PM EST Saturday, July 30th, 2022. Scholarship winners will be announced in September and October during Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month via email and Latinx VMA social media. Winning essays will be posted on the LVMA website.

Submit your applications via Google Form at https://forms.gle/szR6h1W8Sf9XbALTA.

If you have any questions about the scholarship application, please email latinxvma.liaison@gmail.com.

Latinx VMA Oro Scholar Student Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must identify as Latinx; someone with a Latin American/Hispanic background (including Brazil) living in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.
  • Veterinary student currently enrolled and in good standing at a school of veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada. Students enrolled at Ross, St. George’s, and St. Matthew’s universities are also welcome to apply!
  • Must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA) as evidenced by a copy of unofficial transcript (screenshot) OR complete and submit the Good Standing Form found below.
  • Submit a personal statement of 350-500 words maximum explaining, “In your opinion, what could be the role and impact of the LatinX Veterinary Medical Association on the community and the future of the Veterinary Profession?

Click here to learn more about Royal Canin.

Sponsored by VEG

The Latinx Veterinary Medical Association is collaborating with VEG to offer two Oro Scholar scholarships of $1,000 (USD) to a current veterinary student for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. The deadline for submission of applications is 11:59 PM EST Saturday, July 30th, 2022. Scholarship winners will be announced in September and October during Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month via email and Latinx VMA social media. Winning essays will be posted on the LVMA website.

Submit your applications via Google Form at https://forms.gle/4oexhTNFanEvs9Hv5.

If you have any questions about the scholarship application, please email latinxvma.liaison@gmail.com.

Latinx VMA Oro Scholar Student Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must identify as Latinx; someone with a Latin American/Hispanic background (including Brazil) living in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.
  • Veterinary student currently enrolled and in good standing at a school of veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada. Students enrolled at Ross, St. George’s, and St. Matthew’s universities are also welcome to apply!
  • Must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA) as evidenced by a copy of unofficial transcript (screenshot) OR complete and submit the Good Standing Form found below.
  • Submit a personal statement of 350-500 words maximum explaining, “In your opinion, what could be the role and impact of the LatinX Veterinary Medical Association on the community and the future of the Veterinary Profession?

Click here to learn more about VEG.