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Scholarships available for vet med students

Scholarship applications due Dec. 31, 2018.

Are you a veterinary medicine student? The National Dairy Herd Information Association is offering $1,500 scholarships to third-year or fourth-year college of veterinary medicine students. Applicants must be enrolled at a college that is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education.

Judges will evaluate applicants based on overall interest as a veterinarian planning to work in dairy, involvement in dairy medicine and extra-curricular activities, and interest in using dairy software and dairy records to aid in dairy management and in improving animal health.

Applicants must submit a letter of application and two reference letters. The letter of application requires applicants to submit information regarding their area of interest/specialty, academic background, experience using DHIA data, career plans, issues challenging dairy veterinary medicine and solutions to address those challenges.

For more information, contact Holly Thompson, National DHIA scholarship chair, at [email protected].

Specific application requirements are posted on the National DHIA website. Applications are due Dec. 31, 2018. Recipients will be announced at the 2019 National DHIA Annual Meeting, March 5-7, 2019, in San Diego.

National Dairy Herd Information Association is a trade association for the dairy records industry. 

Source: National Dairy Herd Information Association

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