Wyckoff, NJ; Bridgewater, NJ; January 27, 2021 Winn Feline Foundation (Winn) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) are pleased to announce two (2) scholarships for third- or fourth-year veterinary students enrolled in accredited veterinary colleges or schools in the United States or Canada. The two $2,500 awards are based upon academic achievement, financial need, leadership, and dedication to and excellence in the study of feline medicine, health, and welfare.
The Boards of Directors of both the AAFP and Winn are thrilled to provide these scholarships to support future veterinarians and advance feline medicine. This is the fifth year these two-leading feline-dedicated organizations are offering both a $2,500 scholarship for a veterinary student with an interest in feline practice and a $2,500 scholarship for a veterinary student with an interest in clinical scientific research.
All applications will be reviewed, selected, and approved by Winn and the AAFP. In addition to a short application form, interested students will also be required to answer two essay questions asking for the applicant to explain his/her specific interest and background in feline health and welfare, and describe plans for future participation in feline medicine.
All completed applications with accompanying supplementary documents must be received no later than March 19, 2021. The two winning recipients will be notified of their award on or before April 20, 2021.
Applications and instructions are available on each organization’s websites:
The AAFP has additional resources housed in the Student Center on their website, including their Toolkit for Veterinary Students . The toolkit contains materials for veterinary students to embrace a feline perspective and obtain further knowledge about the standards needed to elevate care for cats.
EveryCat also has a number of various educational resources on their website and information regarding research grant awards (www.everycat.org).