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Pre Vet Scholarship

Student must demonstrate academic excellence.

  • Applying student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Strong science or animal-related activities
  • Plans to pursue a career in veterinary medicine

Applying student must have:

  • Experience working in a veterinary clinic or riding with a large animal veterinarian
  • Provide an essay describing interest in community service & volunteerism related to the welfare of animals such as local animal shelters, humane society, equine rescue organizations, etc
  • Provide a diary or log of activities participated in

Two letters of recommendation are required.

  • From a non-related teacher or guidance counselor
  • From a veterinarian with whom the applicant has worked or volunteered

Documentation of experience, essay, log of activities, and letters of recommendation may be sent separately to Dr. Laura Kellam via email, kellamll@sa.edu, or mailed to 9167 Hasty Road, Laurinburg, NC 28352.

ELIGIBILITY FOR A PRE-VETERINARY SCHOLARSHIP

  • You must be an applicant of St. Andrews to apply for this scholarship.
  • You must be admitted to St. Andrews to be awarded this scholarship.
  • The Veterinarian’s Oath is recited by every new veterinary graduate upon conferment of the Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree.

    Veterinarian’s Oath Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge & skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health & welfare, the prevention & relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge. I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics. I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge & competence.

    After reading this oath, please type an essay between 150 and 250 words describing what you would aspire to achieve in your goal of becoming a veterinarian.

  • Additional Information

    Remember documentation of experience, essay, log of activities, and letters of recommendation may be sent separately to Dr. Laura Kellam via email, kellamll@sa.edu, or mailed to 9167 Hasty Road, Laurinburg, NC 28352.