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Scholarships

In order to be considered for a SVM internal scholarship, students must submit an application through survey monkey. The Class of 2025 deadline date is June 6th and the Class of 2026 deadline date is June 20th. If you have any questions, please email svm.scholarships@ttu.edu

Internal Scholarships

    Amarillo National Bank Veterinary Education Scholarship

    • Scholarship awards for students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Number and amount of awards are left to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

    Arnold-Waddle Partners Scholarship Endowment

    • Scholarship will benefit students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. First preference is for awarded students to have intentions to pursue the large animal veterinary medicine field in rural areas (population 50,000 or less). Second preference is for students to have farming or ranching backgrounds and/or experiences.

    Barrett & Crofoot Scholarship Endowment

    • Scholarship to be used for students enrolled in the School of Veterinary Medicine that have financial need.

    Bickerstaff Scholarship Endowment

    • Awarded to assist students attending the Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo, limited to Texas residents, and with preference given to students from Fisher, Nolan, and Taylor counties in Texas.
    • Award based on available funds.

    Bill and Sharon Lipham School of Veterinary Medicine Endowed Scholarship

    • Awarded to students enrolled in the School of Veterinary Medicine. Students must demonstrate academic excellence and it is preferred that recipients maintain a GPA of 3.5 or above. Eligibility has been extended to TTU SVM 1st-year students in 2021 only; in 2022 and beyond, students must be 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year students.
    • Multiple awards based on available funds.

    Blonkvist Family Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

    • Full four-year tuition scholarship will benefit a student of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Preference shown to a student who presents high merit and financial need. Award decisions are left to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee and Admissions Committee and can be utilized for recruitment purposes.

    Brock Veterinary Clinic Scholarship

    • The Brock Veterinary Clinic Scholarship will be awarded to a School of Veterinary Medicine student that has leadership qualities, financial need, and academic excellence. The applicant must submit a short essay highlighting their rural background, leadership activities, and a need for the scholarship (500 words or less).
    • Preference is for a student from a rural area (population under 50,000) who has a desire to remain in a rural area in mixed animal practice after graduation.

    Bruce & Nannete Abrams Veterinary Education Endowed Scholarship

    • Scholarships for students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Preference is to students from Kendall, Potter, or Randall counties. Number of scholarships awarded is to be determined at the discretion of the Scholarship and Awards Committee. Scholarship(s) can be distributed to the same student for multiple years if the recipient(s) remains in good academic standing and funds are available.

    Dickson-Allen Foundation Scholarship

    • Scholarships for students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. First preference is for students from Lavaca County, TX. If there are no students from Lavaca County, second preference is for students from Wharton or Gonzales counties, TX. If there are no students from the above-listed counties, third preference is for students from rural counties (population 50,000 or less) in the South Texas region.
    • Scholarship is renewable for multiple years if the recipient remains in good academic standing and funds are available.
    • Scholarship awards should be distributed evenly among recipients.

    Doherty D Bar Ranch Regional Veterinary Scholarship Fund

    • Scholarship for students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Scholarship is for students from:
      • NW Texas Counties of Dallam and Hartley
      • NE New Mexico Counties of Colfax, Union, & Harding
      • CO counties of Baca & Las Animas
      • OK Panhandle counties of Cimarron & Texas

    Don and Sybil Harrington Endowed Scholarship Fund for Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine Amarillo Area Foundation

    • Awards preference to students having original permanent addresses or connection to the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Awards are then based on relative geography, financial need, and merit.
    • Multiple awards funded at $1,000 to $2,500 each.

    Dr. Glenn Blodgett Memorial Scholarship Endowment

    • The scholarship will benefit students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. First preference is to students who plan to pursue equine veterinary medicine. Second preference is to students who have equine backgrounds and/or experience. Third preference is to students from a rural/regional area (population 50,000 or less) who desire to practice in a rural/regional area. Students must be in their third or fourth year of their DVM degree program and be in good academic standing.

    Dr. Katie Hayes Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

    • Scholarship award to benefit students at the School of Veterinary Medicine. Preference to a student who plans to pursue equine veterinary medicine. Award to be given to a second-year DVM student.

    Ed Grist Memorial Scholarship Fund

    • Should be awarded to veterinary student from Comal County in good standing at Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine.
    • *If there are no qualified applicants from Comal County in any one year, the scholarship money will not be disbursed until the next school year's qualified applicant. Any qualified student may apply for this scholarship in multiple years and will be considered the same as any other applicant.

    El Paso Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship Endowment

    • Scholarships for 4th year students at the School of Veterinary Medicine. Preference is for students who have an interest in pursuing veterinary practice in El Paso County. Applicants will submit an essay outlining their goals to practice in El Paso County after the completion of their D.V.M. Scholarship recipients are required to complete one clinical rotation in a practice in El Paso County.

    Emma Barnsley Foundation Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

    • Scholarship awards for students of the School of Veterinary Medicine.
    • Fifteen $1000 awards are to be awarded at the discretion of the Scholarship and Awards Committee.

    Guy Loneragan Scholarship Endowment

    • Scholarship awards for second-year students of the School of Veterinary Medicine.
    • Preference to students from South Texas counties of: Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Gold, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleburg, La Salle, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala.
    • Second preference to students who have served in the military and are from selected counties. If none, scholarship(s) should be awarded to student(s) from selected counties.
    • Number and amount of awards are left to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

    Jane White Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

    • For one student with financial need; not concerned with GPA- looking for a student with large 'life changing' impact

    John and Maggie Windham School of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Endowment

    • Awarded to students enrolled in the TTU SVM who have graduated from a rural high school, with preference to candidates with a background in farming or ranching.

    Joy Foundation Scholarship Endowment

    • Fund should provide scholarships to students focusing on equine health and medicine within the School of Veterinary Medicine.

    Judy Calder Foundation Scholarship

    • Scholarship to be used for students enrolled in the School of Veterinary Medicine that have financial need.

    Krister Foundation School of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

    • Scholarships are to be given to students in the School of Veterinary Medicine. Preference is to students from the following Texas counties: Amarillo, Potter, Randall, Moore, Armstrong, and Carson.

    Linda B Grant Scholarship Endowment

    • The Linda B. Grant Scholarship is a competitive scholarship to be awarded to students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents from the states of Texas, New Mexico, and/or Oklahoma.
    • First preference is for students pursuing a degree in Veterinary Medicine who are in their third or fourth year. Recipients must be of high moral and ethical character, and have a GPA equal to or above 3.0.
    • Should no students within the School of Veterinary Medicine qualify, second preference is for students enrolled in the Rawls College of Business in their third or fourth year who meet the same requirements.
    • Scholarships will be awarded at $10,000 per semester per recipient. Scholarship may be renewed for a second year if the recipient remains enrolled and continues to meet the above requirements. Number of awards will be dictated by spendable funds available to accommodate new and/or renewing recipients.

    Michael J. Joyner DVM Endowed Scholarship

    • Scholarship will benefit students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Recipients must have financial need. Preference is that recipients be Texas residents and have intentions to pursue a mixed animal veterinary practice.

    Old Gray Mare Scholarship

    School of Veterinary Medicine General Scholarship Fund

    • Awarded to students based on financial need and/or merit.
    • Multiple awards funded at $1,000 to $5,000 each, pending available funds.

    Sigma Kappa School of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Endowment

    • Scholarship awarded, with preference, to a student who is a family member of a Sigma Kappa alumna, or who has an active member of a Sigma Kappa chapter from any institution of higher education, now in pursuit of a DVM degree at Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine (TTU SVM).
    • Documentation will be requested to confirm the Sigma Kappa alumna/member was active and in good standing. If no applicants meet this preference during the planned award period, the scholarship may be awarded to any TTU SVM student in good academic standing.
    • Awards will be for one year. Recipients may re-apply, as long as they are maintaining satisfactory progress towards a DVM degree and in good academic standing.
    • Amount and number of the awards will be reviewed periodically and may be adjusted for inflation, change in tuition/fees, time-to-degree, or to remain competitive with financial packages offered at other universities.

    Silver Spur Ranches Scholarship

    • Scholarship to benefit the students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Selection of recipient(s) is left to the School of Veterinary Medicine's Scholarship and Awards Committee.

    South Plains Veterinary Medical Association Veterinary Endowed Scholarship

    • Awarded to a student enrolled in the TTU SVM with first preference for students from the 13-county area of Texas: Lubbock, Hockley, Hale, Lynn, Terry, Lamb, Floyd, Crosby, Garza, Bailey, Cochran, Yoakum, or Dawson. Second preference goes to students from Texas Panhandle or South Plains region.
    • Award based on available funds.

    Texas Association of Dairymen Scholarship Endowment

    • Scholarships for students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. First preference is to students who have interest in pursuing veterinary medicine in the dairy sector.
    • Second preference is to students with dairy backgrounds or experiences.
    • The number of awards given each year is left to the discretion of the School of Veterinary Medicine's Scholarship and Awards Committee.

    Thad and Kristen York Scholarship

    • Scholarship to benefit the students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Selection of recipient(s) is left to the School of Veterinary Medicine's Scholarship and Awards Committee.

    The Dalton William Horn School of Veterinary Medicine Memorial Scholarship

    • In honor of Dalton W. Horn, who was part of the inaugural class at the SVM, but tragically lost his life in a car accident. This scholarship was established so that future generations of students have the opportunity to know Dalton.
    • Awarded to students based on financial need and/or merit.
    • Award based on available funds.

    The Laszlo and Ignacia Hunyadi Memorial Scholarship Fund

    • Awarded annually to a TTU SVM student in his/her first year; renewable in the student's second, third, and fourth years as long as the recipient continues to show interest in practicing large animal medicine and maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • First preference will be for a student from the Navajo Nation in NM. Second preference will be for a student from El Paso County with an interest in practicing large animal medicine in or near El Paso, Texas. Third preference will be for a student from New Mexico that demonstrates financial need and intends to practice large animal medicine in NM. If no applicants meet these criteria, the scholarship would be awarded to the best candidate demonstrating financial need and who intends to track either equine or livestock medicine as a SVM student and practice in a rural community upon graduation.
    • $11,000 per year for a student, with funds renewable in years 2, 3, and 4 if scholarship recipient continues to track large animal medicine and maintains minimum 3.0 GPA.

    The United Family School of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Endowment

    • Awarded to students enrolled at the TTU SVM based on financial need and merit.
    • Multiple awards based on available funds.

    Veterinary Practice Ownership Scholarship

    • Scholarships for students of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Preference is to students who have serious intentions to pursue practice ownership within two years of the completion of their DVM degree.
    • Scholarships are to be awarded to second-year students. Scholarship applicants are to write a 500 to 750-word essay describing a successful privately owned veterinary hospital and why practice ownership is important to the applicant.
    • Eight $2500 scholarships are to be awarded. Scholarship recipients are to be selected at the discretion of the Scholarship & Awards committee.

    West Texas Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

    • Scholarship awards for students of the School of Veterinary medicine. Preference to students with farming and/or ranching backgrounds. Number and amount of awards are left to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

External Scholarships

Organization Description Deadline
Aurora Pharmaceutical – Texas Tech Inaugural Class Scholarship Application There is a total of $15,000 to be awarded. Four students will receive $2,500 scholarships and one student will receive a $5,000 scholarship. Deadline Date: Friday January 14th, 2022
A Pup Above Create and submit a 300-word essay about “Health Benefits of Dogs as Companions During the Pandemic”. Deadline Date: July 15, 2022
Bumblebee Linens Scholarship Scholarship provides a one-time reward of $500 to pay for tuition, books, computers, room, and board, or any education-related expense Deadline Date: August 22, 2022
Dallas Jewish Community Foundation This provides a variety of scholarships to students regardless of age or faith. Visit website for more information. Deadline Date: February 10, 2022
Hamel Family Scholarship For Further Education This awards one or more USHJA members funds to be used for college, graduate, trade or professional school, totaling $25,000 each year. Deadline Date: May 15, 2022
Harold Wetterberg Foundation Scholarship This program provides scholarships to 2nd and 3rd year veterinary students who are current or former residents of New Jersey who are pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. Deadline Date: May 15, 2023
Latinx Veterinary Scholarship Opportunities In order to be eligible, a student must identify as Latinx and is enrolled in a school/college of veterinary medicine in the U.S. or Canada. Deadline Date: check website
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Each Fellowship supports one to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to a total of $90,000. Deadline Date: Varies
Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program 2022-2023 Provides financial assistance to eligible American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine (DVM) or veterinary technology (Associate of Applied Science) full-time at an accredited institution. Deadline Date: June 1, 2022
2022 Zoetis Foundation/AAVMC Veterinary Student Scholarship Will provide scholarships to second- and third-year veterinary students in the United States and Caribbean as part of the Zoetis Foundation's commitment to support those who care for animals. Deadline Date: December 2, 2022
Scholarships for American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) members For students with an equine interest.