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The Foundation Past Presidents’ Research Fellow

The Foundation for the Horse established the Past Presidents’ Research Fellow Scholarship in 2006 to emphasize the importance of equine research and to reward researchers for their contributions. This scholarship is made possible through the monetary contributions of AAEP past presidents and is for AAEP-member graduates and residents who are completing their residency or a graduate program while participating in equine research.

Award: At minimum of one (1) scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded. In addition, if the recipient attends the awards presentation during the AAEP Annual Convention, they also will receive a $500 travel stipend.

Who is Eligible? (All below are required)

  • Must be a DVM or equivalent (e.g. VMD, BVMS, BVSc, MVB, DMV) trainees in a graduate program (masters or doctoral), residency training program, or a research fellowship program;
  • Must be an AAEP member with membership paid through June 30, 2022;
  • The eligible researcher must be mentored by a veterinary researcher on the faculty at a University or in practice.
  • The post-doctoral training program must have a substantial equine research component.


Note: 

  • Preference may be given to those applying from AVMA-accredited veterinary colleges.
  • DVM/Ph.D. combined program candidates at AVMA-accredited veterinary colleges also considered.
  • The post-doctoral training program must have a substantial equine research component.
  • Tenure-track or career-track faculty support is not the goal of this fellow.

 Apply: CLICK HERE to apply. Applications close on September 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm (PST).


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