Scholarships

Here you can find a list of the scholarships available to students in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The listings are organized by the specific selection criteria of the scholarships. The number of scholarships, amounts awarded and number of recipients may vary from year to year. Students are also notified throughout the year of external scholarship opportunities such as scholarships offered by other states or national scholarship contests.

Each year interested students are given the opportunity to complete a scholarship application. All applications are reviewed by the College Scholarship Committee and awards are made based on the quality of the application and the specific criteria of the available scholarships. For the 2012-2013 academic year, $1.5 million dollars were awarded to students.

Scholarships are organized here by their selection criteria so that you can see which scholarships you may be eligible to receive:

All Scholarships

Scholarships for:

Students from Ohio | First Year Students | Second Year Students | Third Year Students | Fourth Year Students

Scholarships for students interested in:

Small/Companion Animal | Equine | Large/Food/Dairy Animal | Mixed Animal | Veterinary Pathology

All Scholarships

  • The Ellen Gerlat Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who best exemplify academic excellence and personal leadership, are residents of Ohio, have done the majority of their undergraduate work at The Ohio State University, and are first year students at OSU CVM. Selection is made after the students’ first semester in the college.
  • The Bil-Jac Foods Scholarship is awarded to one student enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine pursuing a D.V.M. degree with preference given to a first or second year student demonstrating professional excellence in veterinary nutrition.
  • The Delaware OKC Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Delaware County, Ohio who is interested in small animal medicine.
  • The Sugarbush Kennel Club Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Geauga County, Ohio.
  • The Perry Township Rotary Club James Syler Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Perry Township, Ohio.
  • The Rubber City KC Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Summit County, Ohio.
  • The Summit Co. VMA Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine from one of these Ohio counties: Summit, Portage, or Medina.
  • The Junk Family Scholarship is awarded to a student from Fayette County, Ohio.
  • The David D. and Nancy M. Spindler Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student from Southeast Ohio.
  • The Trumbull County KC Scholarship is awarded to a student from Trumbull County, Ohio.
  • The Miami Valley Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship is awarded to a student who is from Montgomery County, Ohio and is in good standing.
  • The Cincinnati Kennel Club Veterinary Student Scholarship is awarded to a student who is interested in small animal medicine and surgery and becoming a practitioner. Preference is given to students from Southwest Ohio.
  • The Arch and Mary Ellen Priestley Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student in the College of Veterinary Medicine who is an Ohio or West Virginia resident and who has demonstrated a special interest and aptitude in food animal medicine.
  • The Jean B. Rice Scholarship is awarded to current students enrolled at the College of Veterinary Medicine.  First preference is given to students from Dayton, Ohio.
  • The Andy Hague Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one outstanding student from Ohio.
  • The Dr. Ralph Clark Dunn Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one student from Seneca County, Ohio.
  • The Dr. Martha Floer Farkas Scholarship is awarded to one student interested in pursuing a career in small animal medicine.  First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Cuyahoga and Hamilton.
  • The Basil Ward Family Scholarship is awarded to one student who intends to practice food animal medicine. First preference is given to students from Butler, Preble, or Warren Counties in Ohio.
  • The Dr. Robert B. and Carol Esplin Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to one student, with preference given to a candidate from Northwest Ohio, who demonstrates an interest in small animal medicine.
  • The Dr. Arthur W. and Janice M. Fetter Endowment Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on his/her academic merit and leadership. The recipient is also chosen based on his/her interest in specializing in equine medicine/surgery or veterinary pathology. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Holmes, Wayne, Knox, Richland, Tuscarawas.
  • The Dr. Daniel N. and Ruth A. Ebert Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on merit who is interested in practicing small animal medicine. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Mahoning, Trumbull, Huron, or Erie.
  • The Lou Levengood Memorial Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine is awarded to residents of Ohio and that demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to first-year students and those with 4-H involvement.
  • The Richland County Scholarship is awarded to students from Richland/Ashland counties in Ohio - one for financial need and one for scholastic achievement.
  • The John and Virginia Hankison Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who are from, and plan to return to and practice in one of the following Ohio counties: Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, Hancock, Sandusky, or Seneca. The students must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing.
  • The Somerville Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to two students enrolled at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine that are in good academic standing, with a preference to students from Jefferson County, Ohio.
  • The Columbus Academy Scholarship is awarded based on a recommendation for admission by a member in good standing of CAVM. The recipient must  have a high subjective score, which is based on communication skills, understanding of the veterinary profession, coping skills, professionalism, and recommendation by future colleagues.
  • The OTS Veterinary Scholarship is awarded based on academic performance and officer roles held in OTS.
  • The Dean's Scholarship is awarded based on demonstration of academic excellence, activities and awards, and demonstration of leadership abilities.
  • The Dr. Harry E. Goldstein Scholarship for Veterinary Medicine is awarded based on demonstration of academic excellence, activities and awards, and demonstration of leadership abilities.
  • The Kenneth E. and Suzanne Miller Kobalka Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a fourth year student.
  • The Salsbury Scholarship is awarded to a fourth year student enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the Ohio State University that has demonstrated superior scholarship, initiative, perseverance, potential for leadership and financial need.
  • The Dorothy Bliss Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a fourth year student who shows an interest in small animal medicine.
  • The OVMA Minority Scholarship is awarded to a minority student who has demonstrated financial need.
  • The Heldt Family Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine is awarded to a recipient who is committed to the study and practice of animal geriatrics and the dealing with the pet owner in a caring, compassionate, supporting, and consoling manner.
  • The Nestle Purina PetCare Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in OSU CVM that has demonstrated excellence or interest in companion animal nutrition.
  • The Selma and Edward Levy Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student from New Jersey who has shown an interest in small animal medicine.
  • The College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a student that demonstrates academic ability and the need for financial assistance.
  • The Dr. Carleton W. Schwiesow Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student that is worthy and needy.
  • The Knox-Gingrich Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student that shows interest in dairy medicine.
  • The Dr. Milton W. Firestone Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student who attended high school in the Bronx, NY. If a student from the Bronx is not enrolled or eligible then another student may be selected.
  • The Marcy and Richard Horvitz Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to a student who has completed at least one academic quarter or semester in the College of Veterinary Medicine and has indicated a likelihood of practicing canine veterinary medicine. This student must also demonstrate true compassion toward and love of animals and a high level of scholarship and academic proficiency.
  • The Dr. Charles W. Miller Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year DVM student interested in Food Animal Medicine.
  • The Mary Fox Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student.
  • The Vet Med 1954 Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student.
  • The Dr. Earl O. and Karen O. Strimple Human-Animal Bond Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student based on an essay contest held during Spring semester.
  • The Stadler-Frey Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student intent on practicing mixed animal veterinary medicine.
  • The Sneaker the Cat Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student pursuing a career in small animal medicine and also demonstrates financial need and has a record of high academic achievement.
  • The Matthew J. Eggert Scholarship for Veterinary Medicine is awarded to a third or fourth year student that has demonstrated financial need and exceptional scholarship. Preference is given to students interested in Veterinary Pathology.
  • The Michael A. Bricker, DVM Equine Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing equine medicine.
  • The Hall Veterinary Dental Scholarship is awarded to a third year student chosen from the Dental Club. The scholarship helps cover travel/accommodations/registration for the Veterinary Dental Forum.
  • The WVC Scholarship is awarded to a third year student that has demonstrated financial need and leadership.
  • The Barbara Wolfman Scholarship is awarded to a third year student who has demonstrated scholarship and proficiency in the basic sciences upon completion of the first two years of the curriculum.
  • The Simmons Scholarship is awarded to a third year student who is chosen based on his/her interest and aptitude in the business of veterinary medicine. The winner will be eligible to enter for a $15,000 National Award to be chosen from all the $3000 award winners across the nation.
  • The AVMA PLIT Scholarship is awarded to a third year veterinary student who has demonstrated financial need, is a U.S. resident, and is a continuous SCAVMA or SAVMA member.
  • The Grant S. Frazer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a veterinary student that displays love of the profession and an extraordinary work ethic.
  • The Luella Henkel Veterinary Medicine Memorial Scholarship is awarded to minority students who have demonstrated academic ability and need for financial assistance.
  • The Barbara C. Joslin Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one fourth year student in good academic standing.
  • The Van Bakeren Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one outstanding third or fourth year veterinary student with an interest in pursuing a career in research or laboratory animal medicine.
  • The Dr. Robert Rizzitano Scholarship is awarded to one student per year who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing small animal medicine.
  • The Barbara S. Stein Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one student who is in their third or fourth year and has an interest and passion in pursuing a career in feline medicine.
  • The Dr. Louis and Raye Carlin Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student based on academic achievement, strong leadership and financial need.
  • The Zarnett M. Equine Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student who is planning to practice equine medicine.
  • The Kathryn Johnston Equine Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing equine medicine.
  • The Dr. Lloyd C. Ferguson Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine is awarded to student with graduate work in microbiology and with preference given to those who show promise in expanding scientific knowledge.
  • The Sam Segall Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Class of 1961 Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Class of 1964 Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Degolier Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Dr. Gary W. Johnson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Dr. Neil Perrel Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Dr. Walter G. Venzke Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Dr. Willys E. and Sandina Lord Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Bruce A. Mayer Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Dr. Charles W. Fox Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Maurice W. & H. Ethel Neidigh Scholarships in Veterinary Medicine is awarded to students based on academic excellence, activities and awards, and personal essay written in the scholarship application.
  • The Pamela L. Blakeslee Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who are graduates of The Ohio State University and have demonstrated academic ability and the need for financial assistance. First preference is given to students who have financial need and who have been pre-veterinary Animal Science majors in the College of Agriculture and Home Economics of The Ohio State University.
  • The Students First Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence and/or financial need.
  • The OSU General Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need.
  • The George W. and William S. Lobach Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who wish to pursue a large animal practice.
  • The OVMA Auxiliary Scholarship is awarded to students with relatives who are members of OVMA Auxiliary.
  • The Dr. William Fenner Endowed Scholarship is awarded to the fourth year class president.
  • The Dr. Kermit R. Heidt Scholarship is awarded to third and fourth year students.
  • The Dr. Leslie Kasdorf Cramer Endowed Memorial Scholarship is awarded to third and fourth year students.
  • The James and Annette Hartman and Lester E. Wiley Scholarship is awarded to three students: one scholarship for a student with high financial need, one scholarship for an academically outstanding student, and one scholarship for an academically outstanding surgical or other specialty student.
  • The Leland and Jessie Emerson Browne Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine is awarded to veterinary students who have demonstrated academic ability and the need for financial assistance.
  • The Dr. Edwin R. Blamey and Mrs. Isabel Blamey Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine is awarded, in honor of Dr. Edwin R. Blamey and Mrs. Isabel Blamey, to students of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine who have demonstrated exceptional ability and/or need for financial assistance. Whenever possible, preference is to be shown to those students who have expressed an interest in toy dogs and who are involved in toy breeds research.

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Scholarships for:

Students from Ohio

  • The Delaware OKC Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Delaware County, Ohio who is interested in small animal medicine.
  • The Sugarbush Kennel Club Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Geauga County, Ohio.
  • The Perry Township Rotary Club James Syler Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Perry Township, Ohio.
  • The Rubber City KC Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Summit County, Ohio.
  • The Summit Co. VMA Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine from one of these Ohio counties: Summit, Portage, or Medina.
  • The Junk Family Scholarship is awarded to a student from Fayette County, Ohio.
  • The David D. and Nancy M. Spindler Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student from Southeast Ohio.
  • The Trumbull County KC Scholarship is awarded to a student from Trumbull County, Ohio.
  • The Miami Valley Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship is awarded to a student who is from Montgomery County, Ohio and is in good standing.
  • The Cincinnati Kennel Club Veterinary Student Scholarship is awarded to a student who is interested in small animal medicine and surgery and becoming a practitioner. Preference is given to students from Southwest Ohio.
  • The Arch and Mary Ellen Priestley Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student in the College of Veterinary Medicine who is an Ohio or West Virginia resident and who has demonstrated a special interest and aptitude in food animal medicine.
  • The Jean B. Rice Scholarship is awarded to current students enrolled at the College of Veterinary Medicine.  First preference is given to students from Dayton, Ohio.
  • The Andy Hague Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one outstanding student from Ohio.
  • The Dr. Ralph Clark Dunn Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one student from Seneca County, Ohio.
  • The Dr. Martha Floer Farkas Scholarship is awarded to one student interested in pursuing a career in small animal medicine.  First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Cuyahoga and Hamilton.
  • The Basil Ward Family Scholarship is awarded to one student who intends to practice food animal medicine. First preference is given to students from Butler, Preble, or Warren Counties in Ohio.
  • The Dr. Robert B. and Carol Esplin Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to one student, with preference given to a candidate from Northwest Ohio, who demonstrates an interest in small animal medicine.
  • The Dr. Arthur W. and Janice M. Fetter Endowment Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on his/her academic merit and leadership. The recipient is also chosen based on his/her interest in specializing in equine medicine/surgery or veterinary pathology. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Holmes, Wayne, Knox, Richland, Tuscarawas.
  • The Dr. Daniel N. and Ruth A. Ebert Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on merit who is interested in practicing small animal medicine. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Mahoning, Trumbull, Huron, or Erie.
  • The Lou Levengood Memorial Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine is awarded to residents of Ohio and that demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to first-year students and those with 4-H involvement.
  • The Richland County Scholarship is awarded to students from Richland/Ashland counties in Ohio - one for financial need and one for scholastic achievement.
  • The Ellen Gerlat Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who best exemplify academic excellence and personal leadership, are residents of Ohio, have done the majority of their undergraduate work at The Ohio State University, and are first year students at OSU CVM. Selection is made after the students’ first semester in the college.
  • The John and Virginia Hankison Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who are from, and plan to return to and practice in one of the following Ohio counties: Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, Hancock, Sandusky, or Seneca. The students must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing.
  • The Somerville Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to two students enrolled at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine that are in good academic standing, with a preference to students from Jefferson County, Ohio.

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First Year Students

  • The Ellen Gerlat Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who best exemplify academic excellence and personal leadership, are residents of Ohio, have done the majority of their undergraduate work at The Ohio State University, and are first year students at OSU CVM. Selection is made after the students’ first semester in the college.
  • The Bil-Jac Foods Scholarship is awarded to one student enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine pursuing a D.V.M. degree with preference given to a first or second year student demonstrating professional excellence in veterinary nutrition.

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Second Year Students

  • The Bil-Jac Foods Scholarship is awarded to one student enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine pursuing a D.V.M. degree with preference given to a first or second year student demonstrating professional excellence in veterinary nutrition.

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Third Year Students

  • The Arch and Mary Ellen Priestley Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student in the College of Veterinary Medicine who is an Ohio or West Virginia resident and who has demonstrated a special interest and aptitude in food animal medicine.
  • The Dr. Arthur W. and Janice M. Fetter Endowment Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on his/her academic merit and leadership. The recipient is also chosen based on his/her interest in specializing in equine medicine/surgery or veterinary pathology. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Holmes, Wayne, Knox, Richland, Tuscarawas.
  • The Dr. Daniel N. and Ruth A. Ebert Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on merit who is interested in practicing small animal medicine. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Mahoning, Trumbull, Huron, or Erie.
  • The Dr. Charles W. Miller Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year DVM student interested in Food Animal Medicine.
  • The Mary Fox Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student.
  • The Vet Med 1954 Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student.
  • The Dr. Earl O. and Karen O. Strimple Human-Animal Bond Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student based on an essay contest held during Spring semester.
  • The Stadler-Frey Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student intent on practicing mixed animal veterinary medicine.
  • The Sneaker the Cat Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student pursuing a career in small animal medicine and also demonstrates financial need and has a record of high academic achievement.
  • The Matthew J. Eggert Scholarship for Veterinary Medicine is awarded to a third or fourth year student that has demonstrated financial need and exceptional scholarship. Preference is given to students interested in Veterinary Pathology.
  • The Michael A. Bricker, DVM Equine Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing equine medicine.
  • The Hall Veterinary Dental Scholarship is awarded to a third year student chosen from the Dental Club. The scholarship helps cover travel/accommodations/registration for the Veterinary Dental Forum.
  • The WVC Scholarship is awarded to a third year student that has demonstrated financial need and leadership.
  • The Barbara Wolfman Scholarship is awarded to a third year student who has demonstrated scholarship and proficiency in the basic sciences upon completion of the first two years of the curriculum.
  • The Simmons Scholarship is awarded to a third year student who is chosen based on his/her interest and aptitude in the business of veterinary medicine. The winner will be eligible to enter for a $15,000 National Award to be chosen from all the $3000 award winners across the nation.
  • The AVMA PLIT Scholarship is awarded to a third year veterinary student who has demonstrated financial need, is a U.S. resident, and is a continuous SCAVMA or SAVMA member.
  • The Van Bakeren Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one outstanding third or fourth year veterinary student with an interest in pursuing a career in research or laboratory animal medicine.
  • The Barbara S. Stein Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one student who is in their third or fourth year and has an interest and passion in pursuing a career in feline medicine.
  • The Dr. Louis and Raye Carlin Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student based on academic achievement, strong leadership and financial need.
  • The Zarnett M. Equine Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student who is planning to practice equine medicine.
  • The Kathryn Johnston Equine Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing equine medicine.
  • The Dr. Kermit R. Heidt Scholarship is awarded to third and fourth year students.
  • The Dr. Leslie Kasdorf Cramer Endowed Memorial Scholarship is awarded to third and fourth year students.

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Fourth Year Students

  • The Arch and Mary Ellen Priestley Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student in the College of Veterinary Medicine who is an Ohio or West Virginia resident and who has demonstrated a special interest and aptitude in food animal medicine.
  • The Dr. Charles W. Miller Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year DVM student interested in Food Animal Medicine.
  • The Mary Fox Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student.
  • The Vet Med 1954 Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student.
  • The Dr. Earl O. and Karen O. Strimple Human-Animal Bond Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student based on an essay contest held during Spring semester.
  • The Stadler-Frey Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student intent on practicing mixed animal veterinary medicine.
  • The Sneaker the Cat Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student pursuing a career in small animal medicine and also demonstrates financial need and has a record of high academic achievement.
  • The Matthew J. Eggert Scholarship for Veterinary Medicine is awarded to a third or fourth year student that has demonstrated financial need and exceptional scholarship. Preference is given to students interested in Veterinary Pathology.
  • The Michael A. Bricker, DVM Equine Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing equine medicine.
  • The Van Bakeren Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one outstanding third or fourth year veterinary student with an interest in pursuing a career in research or laboratory animal medicine.
  • The Barbara S. Stein Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one student who is in their third or fourth year and has an interest and passion in pursuing a career in feline medicine.
  • The Dr. Louis and Raye Carlin Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student based on academic achievement, strong leadership and financial need.
  • The Zarnett M. Equine Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student who is planning to practice equine medicine.
  • The Kathryn Johnston Equine Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing equine medicine.
  • The Dr. Kermit R. Heidt Scholarship is awarded to third and fourth year students.
  • The Dr. Leslie Kasdorf Cramer Endowed Memorial Scholarship is awarded to third and fourth year students.
  • The Kenneth E. and Suzanne Miller Kobalka Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a fourth year student.
  • The Salsbury Scholarship is awarded to a fourth year student enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the Ohio State University that has demonstrated superior scholarship, initiative, perseverance, potential for leadership and financial need.
  • The Dorothy Bliss Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a fourth year student who shows an interest in small animal medicine.
  • The Barbara C. Joslin Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one fourth year student in good academic standing.
  • The Dr. William Fenner Endowed Scholarship is awarded to the fourth year class president.

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Scholarships for Students Interested in:

Small/Companion Animal

  • The Sneaker the Cat Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student pursuing a career in small animal medicine and also demonstrates financial need and has a record of high academic achievement.
  • The Barbara S. Stein Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one student who is in their third or fourth year and has an interest and passion in pursuing a career in feline medicine.
  • The Dorothy Bliss Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a fourth year student who shows an interest in small animal medicine.
  • The Dr. Daniel N. and Ruth A. Ebert Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on merit who is interested in practicing small animal medicine. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Mahoning, Trumbull, Huron, or Erie.
  • The Delaware OKC Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Delaware County, Ohio who is interested in small animal medicine.
  • The Cincinnati Kennel Club Veterinary Student Scholarship is awarded to a student who is interested in small animal medicine and surgery and becoming a practitioner. Preference is given to students from Southwest Ohio.
  • The Dr. Martha Floer Farkas Scholarship is awarded to one student interested in pursuing a career in small animal medicine.  First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Cuyahoga and Hamilton.
  • The Dr. Robert B. and Carol Esplin Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to one student, with preference given to a candidate from Northwest Ohio, who demonstrates an interest in small animal medicine.
  • The Heldt Family Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine is awarded to a recipient who is committed to the study and practice of animal geriatrics and the dealing with the pet owner in a caring, compassionate, supporting, and consoling manner.
  • The Nestle Purina PetCare Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in OSU CVM that has demonstrated excellence or interest in companion animal nutrition.
  • The Marcy and Richard Horvitz Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to a student who has completed at least one academic quarter or semester in the College of Veterinary Medicine and has indicated a likelihood of practicing canine veterinary medicine. This student must also demonstrate true compassion toward and love of animals and a high level of scholarship and academic proficiency.
  • The Dr. Robert Rizzitano Scholarship is awarded to one student per year who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing small animal medicine.
  • The Dr. Edwin R. Blamey and Mrs. Isabel Blamey Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine is awarded, in honor of Dr. Edwin R. Blamey and Mrs. Isabel Blamey, to students of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine who have demonstrated exceptional ability and/or need for financial assistance. Whenever possible, preference is to be shown to those students who have expressed an interest in toy dogs and who are involved in toy breeds research.

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Equine

  • The Michael A. Bricker, DVM Equine Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing equine medicine.
  • The Zarnett M. Equine Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student who is planning to practice equine medicine.
  • The Kathryn Johnston Equine Scholarship is awarded to one third or fourth year student who is planning to pursue a practice emphasizing equine medicine.
  • The Dr. Arthur W. and Janice M. Fetter Endowment Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on his/her academic merit and leadership. The recipient is also chosen based on his/her interest in specializing in equine medicine/surgery or veterinary pathology. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Holmes, Wayne, Knox, Richland, Tuscarawas.

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Large/Food/Dairy Animal

  • The Arch and Mary Ellen Priestley Veterinary Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student in the College of Veterinary Medicine who is an Ohio or West Virginia resident and who has demonstrated a special interest and aptitude in food animal medicine.
  • The Dr. Charles W. Miller Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year DVM student interested in Food Animal Medicine.
  • The Basil Ward Family Scholarship is awarded to one student who intends to practice food animal medicine. First preference is given to students from Butler, Preble, or Warren Counties in Ohio.
  • The Knox-Gingrich Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student that shows interest in dairy medicine.
  • The George W. and William S. Lobach Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who wish to pursue a large animal practice.

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Mixed Animal

  • The Stadler-Frey Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year student intent on practicing mixed animal veterinary medicine.

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Veterinary Pathology

  • The Dr. Arthur W. and Janice M. Fetter Endowment Scholarship is awarded to one third year student based on his/her academic merit and leadership. The recipient is also chosen based on his/her interest in specializing in equine medicine/surgery or veterinary pathology. First preference will be given to students in these Ohio counties in the following order: Holmes, Wayne, Knox, Richland, Tuscarawas.
  • The Matthew J. Eggert Scholarship for Veterinary Medicine is awarded to a third or fourth year student that has demonstrated financial need and exceptional scholarship. Preference is given to students interested in Veterinary Pathology.

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