2021 Charles Shelton Veterinarian Medicine/Technology Scholarship

2021 Charles Shelton Veterinarian Medicine/Technology Scholarship

The Charles Shelton Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational scholarships to African-American students pursuing a degree in veterinarian medicine or veterinarian technology.

Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have demonstrated an interest and commitment to animal welfare. 

Application Deadline: April 15th 2021

Eligible Countries: African-American

Type: Undergraduate

Number of Awards: 2

Value of Awards: $2,000 

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must;

  • have a minimum 3.0 GPA and provide an official copy of your transcript in a sealed envelope
  • be Black African-American graduating HS senior, current college student or returning college student.
  • be a legal U.S. resident
  • be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia

How to Apply: Click Here To Apply

  • Complete the Veterinary Scholarship Form
  • Provide two professional references from Professors that speak directly to your experience in Veterinary Medicine or Technology. One letter should be from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professor.  
  • Provide proof of full-time enrollment in a college or university
  • Additional Requirements
    • High School Requirements ​
      • Two professional references that speak to your experience in veterinary medicine. One must be from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professor. 
      • Proof of full-time enrollment in a college or university.
      • A minimum of 500-750 words answering the following question:
        • Laboratory animal medicine and research are conducted to advance the field of human and veterinary medicine. Discuss the pros and cons of administering treatments to advance medical science but may cause pain or discomfort to research animals. 
    • Post-Secondary Requirements
      • Two professional references that speak to your experience in veterinary medicine. One must be from your current veterinary college. 
      • Proof of full-time enrollment in an accredited veterinary college. 
      • 1500 words 
      • A minimum of 1500 answering the following question:
        • Laboratory animal medicine and research are conducted to advance the field of human and veterinary medicine. Discuss the pros and cons of administering treatments to advance medical science but may cause pain or discomfort to research animals? 
  • Resume (include achievements, honors, community service and school involvement).
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