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SAVMA Economics Initiative Essay Contest

Offered by American Veterinary Medical Association

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 7, 2023
2 awards worth


Grade level

Graduate Students

Application deadline:

February 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a veterinary school student interested in entering an essay contest? If so, consider applying for the SAVMA Economics Initiative Essay Contest! The contest is open to students who submit an essay about how to alleviate students’ financial stress. The program is offered by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), an American organization dedicated to advocating for the veterinary profession as well as veterinarians’ and their patients’ needs. They strive to improve the health and well-being of animals, humans, and our shared environment. Thus, this program serves to elevate the quality of veterinary care by providing educational accreditation and certification programs to current students. Every year, two recipients win $500 to help fund their educational costs for vet school. If you are passionate about your veterinary education and are looking for some help offsetting the costs, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to veterinary school students who submit an essay that provides an actionable solution for SAVMA that will help alleviate student financial stress. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Animal/Veterinary Sciences

Application information

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

500-word essay

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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 Veterinary Medical Association at [email protected].

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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