About the AABP Foundation - Cargill Animal Nutrition Scholarship Program

Cargill Animal Nutrition has generously funded five $2,000 scholarships through the AABP Foundation, the AABP Foundation - Cargill Animal Nutrition Scholarship Program.Pfizer Animal Health

The AABP Foundation announces the availability of these scholarships for 2014. These scholarships will be administered by the AABP Foundation. Announcement of the scholarship recipients will be made prior to the AABP Conference. Scholarship recipients will be encouraged to attend the AABP Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico this September to receive their awards in person but attendance is not required to receive the scholarship.

WHO MAY APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS?
Applicants must be students who will be graduating with their veterinary degree in 2015 and are enrolled in colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States.

WHEN ARE APPLICATIONS DUE?
Completed applications and references must be received on-line at the AABP website by June 15, 2014.

WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA FOR AABP FOUNDATION - CARGILL ANIMAL NUTRITION SCHOLARSHIPS?
Applications will be evaluated based on their:
 1. Experience and understanding of dairy or beef:
        a. Production practices
        b. Veterinary medicine
        c. Nutrition
  2. Vision of their future as a veterinarian in the dairy and/or beef industries.
  3. Ability to express themselves in writing.

Student membership in AABP is required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR 2014

Applicants should complete the following via the Electronic Submission Form:

  1. Give a biographical account that outlines your background in the cattle industry. Also list factors that stimulated your interest and involvement in bovine medicine and extra curricular activities. (2500 characters or less-including spaces)
  2. Describe your plans following graduation from veterinary school. (2500 characters or less-including spaces): 
  3. Complete the 2 essay questions.
  4. Provide a letter of recommendation from one veterinarian currently in bovine practice, and one faculty member from your veterinary college. Please ask those providing letters of recommendation for you to come to this page, select the "letter of recommendation" link, then select your name to complete the recommendation process electronically.

Completed applications and letters of recommendation must be submitted online no later than June 15, 2014.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Electronic submission of applications through the AABP Foundation web site (foundation.aabp.org) is the only method available. Electronic submission of recommendation letters to the AABP office is also required.

It is recommended that you complete the application essay portions in a word processor prior to submitting it online. This will eliminate the possibility of having to retype these lengthy portions if an error should occur during or prior to submitting.

Following an electronic submission you should receive an electronic reply to the email address submitted with your application that confirms the electronic receipt of your application. If you do not receive this you should contact the AABP Office to check on its status.

AABP Office
PO Box 3610
Auburn, AL 36831-3610

Phone: 1-800-COW-AABP (1-800-269-2227)
Fax: 1-334-821-9532

Email: aabphq@aabp.org

 

 
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