Texas Tech University

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

    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.

    Brock Family Scholarship

    • 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.
    • Award is $10,000 to a single first year individual, and renewable at $5,000 for years 2, 3, and 4; if the student remains on good academic standing. Considerations for future incoming first years will be made in 2022.

    Calder Foundation Endowed Scholarship

    • Awarded to students enrolled in the School of Veterinary Medicine who demonstrate financial need.
    • Award based on available funds.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Tom Portillo DVM American Association of Bovine Practitioners Scholarship

    • Awarded to a student enrolled at the TTU SVM following a food animal production medicine track and based on financial need.
    • Award based on available funds.

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
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.