AAVMC accepting applications for leadership scholarship


Veterinary students can receive $6,000 for demonstrating diversity efforts.

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has announced that the application process is open for the recently established Patricia M. Lowrie Diversity Leadership Scholarship.

The $6,000 scholarship is presented to veterinary students who have “demonstrated exemplary promise as future leaders and have made significant contributions to enhancing diversity and inclusion in academic veterinary medicine,” the AAVMC said in a prepared release.

Eligible candidates must be in their second, third or fourth year of school and in good academic and professional standing at an accredited American college or school of veterinary medicine and have a demonstrated record of enhancing diversity and inclusion in course projects, co-curricular activities, outreach, research and domestic and community engagement.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. January 9, 2013, and can be found at www.aavmc.org/lowriescholarship.

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