AVMF 2nd Opportunity Summer Research Scholarship

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is accepting an application for the 2nd Opportunity Summer Research Scholarship. The program is open for those students who are already engaged in summer research project.  They support veterinarians by providing resources to advance the science and practice of veterinarian medicine to improve animal and human health. The foundation will provide up to $6,000 to winning candidate.

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the AVMA. For over 50 years, the AVMF has been dedicated to embracing and advancing the well-being and medical care of animals.


The school’s students who have previously conducted a summer research project and are seeking to gain a second summer of research experience.

How to Apply:

To apply, the candidates can download an application through the given link:


Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Project Description
  • Institutional Letter
  • Mentor Letter & IACUC assurance

Submitting Details:

Applications can submit their complete application with all supporting material on the following ways:

Mailed to:

Cheri Kowal, Manager of Programs and Impact,

American Veterinary Medical Foundation,


Emailed at: ckowal-at-avma.org

Financial Aid and Award Money:

Five $6,000 awards will be provided in 2017. ($5,000 research scholarship plus $1,000 to supplement travel expenses to the Merial-NIH symposium)

Application Deadline:

  • Deadline for students to submit an application to their school is January 13, 2017.
  • Nominations are limited to 1 (one) per school, and a maximum of 5 (five) total scholarships will be awarded for 2017.

Link for More Information:


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