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Merck Animal Health Scholarship

Merck Animal Health and The Foundation for the Horse are dedicated to preserving and improving the health and well-being of equines as well as honoring exceptional veterinary students dedicated to equine practice. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership and a commitment to equine veterinary medicine. Students interested in applying must also have the support of AAEP members and their clinical instructors.

Award: Five (5) scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be on track to graduate with your DVM or equivalent in 2023 or 2024 (ex. 2nd or 3rd year veterinary students)

  • Applicants must be National AAEP Student Members (paid through June 30, 2023) and are active within their school’s AAEP chapter.

  • Applicants must also be currently enrolled and in good standing at an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, or Europe.

  • Applicants are ineligible for this scholarship if they have previously received a 2nd or 3rd year scholarship from The Foundation.


Note: Only one application is required to apply for the Merck Animal Health, Oakwood Foundation and Zoetis Foundation second- and third-year scholarship program.

Apply: Click here.

Deadline: June 1, 2022 11:00 PM (EST)

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