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Veterinary Scholarship Program

Supporting Future Exotic Animal Veterinarians

For more information contact Jennifer McDaniel at 913.982.0935 or veterinaryscholarship@zupreem.com

ZuPreem is proud to show its dedication to veterinary students by providing $5,000 in annual scholarships to second, third and fourth year veterinary students who want to pursue specialization in one of the four exotic animal fields.

$5,000 in scholarships available for the 2020-2021 academic year

First Place Award  – $2,500* 

Second Place Award – $1,500 

Third Place – $1,000

*First place recipient also receives an all expenses paid trip to 2020 ExoticsCon in Denver, CO. August 29 - September 3*


APPLICATION CRITERIA:

  • Student must be enrolled and in good standing at a US or Canadian accredited veterinary school.
  • Student must be entering their second, third or fourth year in 2020 and interested in pursuing specialization in one of the fields of exotic animal veterinary medicine.
  • Send 2 letters of recommendation from a educational mentor or instructor to veterinaryscholarship@zupreem.com
  • Student must complete an on-line application and submit a video no longer than 3 minutes addressing one of these topics: 

       - Why do I want to specialize in one of the four fields of exotic animal veterinary medicine?

       - What is one of your favorite cases you have worked on?  Was it inspiring and/or educational and why?

       - Who or what inspired you to specialize in exotic animal health?


IMPORTANT DATES:

  • August 5, 2019- application is available!
  • February 14, 2020 -  application deadline for submission of videos, online application and letters of recommendation
  • April 17, 2020 - scholarship recipients are notified


Please download the application here


** If winner cannot attend the ExoticsCon conference, there will be no monetary asset exchanged in place of this reward. ExoticsCon admission also cannot be transferred to another individual, in absence of the winner**