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L. Dwight Schwartz Travel Scholarship

Offered by American Association of Avian Pathologists

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 11, 2023
1 award worth up to


Grade level

Graduate Students

Application deadline:

February 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a student enrolled in a DVM/VMD program with an interest in poultry medicine? If so, consider applying for the L. Dwight Schwartz Travel Scholarship! The L. Dwight Schwartz Travel Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in a DVM/VMD program at an AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine. Applicants must also have a demonstrated interest in poultry medicine through a project, work experience, previous courses, or interest in attending an AAAP meeting.

The scholarship is offered by the American Association of Avian Pathologists, an international association whose mission is to promote scientific knowledge to enhance the health, well–being, and productivity of poultry to provide safe and abundant food for the world. Each year, the scholarship awards up to $1,500 to one (1) lucky student to help pay for travel expenses to the American Association of Avian Pathologists Annual Meeting. If you’re a veterinary medicine student with a particular interest in poultry medicine, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students enrolled in a DVM/VMD program in an AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine with a demonstrated interest in poultry medicine. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Healthcare, Animal/Veterinary Sciences

Other Category


Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

2-page narrative

Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Association of Avian Pathologists at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the L. Dwight Schwartz Travel Scholarship is not renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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