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Veterinary scholarships awarded

Joint scholarships from Merck and AVMA given to students worldwide.

In mid March 54 veterinary students from around the world received scholarships from Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF).

Through the Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, the selected second- and third-year students pursuing careers in companion animal or large animal medicine each receive a $5,000 scholarship to support their education.

The AVMF, the charitable arm of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), has supported veterinary students for more than five decades.

These award recipients from U.S. veterinary schools accredited through the AVMA were selected based on academic excellence, financial need, leadership and area of interest within the profession. Listed here are the 2019 scholarship recipients from the U.S.

  • Andrea Basque, University of Pennsylvania
  • Kalie Beckers, Louisiana State University
  • Robert Buntz, Colorado State University 
  • Emily Calbaum, University of Wisconsin
  • Brittany Campbell, Purdue University
  • Virginia Carrero, Louisiana State University
  • Michael Congiusta, University of Minnesota
  • Lindsay Courtney, The Ohio State University
  • Stephanie Crawford, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine 
  • Brenna Daly, Tufts University
  • Erin Deavours, University of Georgia
  • Thomas Duff, University of Minnesota
  • Peter Ellis, University of California-Davis
  • Grace Ertle, Michigan State University
  • Lindsay Francis, Colorado State University
  • Sarah Freeman, University of California-Davis
  • Anna Gates, Michigan State University
  • Taylor Goucher, University of Pennsylvania
  • Emily Griswold, University of Pennsylvania
  • Geraldine Gutierrez, University of Minnesota
  • John Hanlon, Washington State University
  • Alexandra Hess, Colorado State University
  • Chantelle Khambholja, Washington State University
  • Jeffrey Kim, The Ohio State University
  • Laura Krogman, Washington State University
  • Heath McAlexander, University of Tennessee
  • Christopher Moyer, Lincoln Memorial University
  • Caitlyn Rize, University of Minnesota
  • Shira Rosenblum, University of Pennsylvania
  • John Rowe, The Ohio State University
  • Janae Saffold, Midwestern University
  • Michelle Sahr, The Ohio State University
  • Rachel Stika, Iowa State University
  • Melissa Trayah, Tufts University
  • Jonathan Tubbs, Auburn University
  • Kristen Verdoorn, University of Wisconsin
  • Elvina Yau, Cornell University
  • Mariah Young, Washington State University

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