The recipients were announced at the 53rd Annual AASV Meeting.
Merck Animal Health has partnered with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation (AASVF) to sponsor the 2022 recipients of the AASVF/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarships. The AASVF is the charitable arm of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, an organization with approximately 1300 members around the world.
“Through our partnership with AASVF, we are helping to build students’ knowledge of swine health and well-being as they prepare for a career in this important field,” said Justin Welsh, DVM, executive director of livestock technical services, Merck Animal Health, in a company press release.
Second-and third-year students enrolled in American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited or recognized colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean Islands are eligible for the scholarship.
The 2022 recipients were announced at the 53rd Annual AASV Meeting on February 28, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and they each received a $5000 scholarship. Winners include the following individuals:
Merck Animal Health Supports Future Swine Practitioners through Partnership with AASVF. News release. Merck Animal Health. March 1, 2022. Accessed March 1, 2022. https://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/newsroom/merck-animal-health-supports-future-swine-practitioners-through-partnership-with-aasvf