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College of Veterinary Medicine Scholarships

All-Celia Scholarship

An endowment established in 1991 through an estate gift from Iris de la Torre Bueno, awards are made to female veterinary students with a special interest in canine medicine.

 

American Veterinary Medical Foundation Scholarship

The Foundation established the Veterinary Student Scholarship Fund in 1997, awarding annual grants to all 28 veterinary colleges accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.  This award provides financial assistance to veterinary medical students for bona fide educational expenses.

 

Anita Schleider Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in 2007 to benefit veterinary medicine students who are specializing in small animals and are eligible for scholarships on the basis of financial need and/or scholastic achievement.

 

Anna and Hyman Greenberg Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Dr. Malcolm Kram '74 to honor his grandparents, Anna and Hyman Greenberg, this scholarship will support gay or lesbian students at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, or direct descendents of Anna and Hyman Greenberg seeking the same degree.

 

Arthur G. Hall Scholarship

This award was established in 1975 in memory of Arthur G. Hall DVM '08, who supported several students in the veterinary curriculum before his death in the late 1940s.  The scholarship is designated for needy and worthy students who maintain the moral standards required by the rules and regulations of the College.

 

Auxiliary to the New York State Veterinary Medical Society Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Auxiliary to the NYSVMS in memory of Dr. Louis and Beatrice Schimoler, is given to any student in his/her sophomore year based on financial need and creditable academic work, with preference to a New York State resident.

 

Barbara R. Benz Scholarship

An endowed scholarship established in 1995 from the estate of Barbara Benz, who was an animal lover and wished to ensure quality care of animals. Her veterinarian, Stephen Ettinger DVM '64, had suggested that she consider a scholarship gift to Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine when making her estate plans. Awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Bil-Jac Scholarship

An annual scholarship provided to various colleges of veterinary medicine in areas of the United States where Bil-Jac products are marketed. The student recipient must have financial need, must be a second- or third-year student, have interests in small animal medicine and small animal nutrition, and be in the upper one-third of his/her class academically.

 

Billy Haughton Memorial Scholarship

Friends and relatives of Billy Haughton, one of the leading driver/trainers in harness horse racing, established this scholarship following his death in 1986. Billy Haughton was a long-time friend and adviser to the College’s equine programs and the scholarship is awarded with a preference for students with strong career interests in equine medicine.

 

Bloch Family Scholarship

A scholarship established in 1990 by Jack Bloch DVM '60 in honor of his parents, David and Thekla Bloch. Awards are made to veterinary students needing financial assistance.

 

Carol Ann Russo Scholarship Fund

An endowment established in 2001 by the estate of Carol Ann Russo.  Income from this fund will be made available annually to benefit veterinary students in need of financial assistance.

 

Celia Nussman Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to support a DVM student who has demonstrated an interest in shelter animal medicine at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine.

 

Charlie and Chico Memorial Scholarship

An award dedicated to the memory of two faithful companion dogs established by Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Morra in 1979, the scholarship is designated for a veterinary student who is from Connecticut or the New England area. It is to be given to a student who exhibits special care and concern for small animals, has definite financial need, and maintains creditable academic performance.

 

Charmaine Mosher Memorial Scholarship

Through the generosity of the Veterinary Class of 1987 and the parents of Charmaine Mosher, this scholarship was established in memory of Charmaine Mosher to benefit deserving veterinary students who are in need of financial assistance. In addition, recipients will share the same characteristic that Charmaine had - compassion for all species.

 

Chester and Carol Lange Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established through a bequest from Carol Lange in honor of her late husband, Chester Lange DVM '32. Awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Clark J. and Martha B. Baker Scholarship

An endowment established in 1995 from the estate of Clark J. Baker, awards will be made to worthy veterinary students in need of financial assistance.

 

Colonel and Mrs. Louis G. Weisman Scholarship

This endowment was established in 1978 by Mrs. Louis G. Weisman and the late Colonel Weisman DVM '17 to assist worthy veterinary students.

 

Constance T. & Arthur D. Robson Fund

This scholarship was created for students with financial need who are training to become practicing veterinarians and who do not engage in medical research, but will do all they can to alleviate animal suffering, prevent cruelty, and help endangered species.

 

David Kennedy Johnston Endowment

Established by the will of Nettie J. Huey, funds were set aside in 1960 for an award in her father's name.

 

David Morrow Scholarship

Established in 1995 by David Morrow DVM '60, PhD '67, awards will be made to a student who has financial need, has completed three years of veterinary medicine with high academic standing and has demonstrated leadership in student organizations. The student receiving this award must have a demonstrated interest in a comprehensive approach to food animal veterinary medicine and recognize the importance of the many components of herd health preventive medicine programs such as nutrition, immunization, reproduction, mastitis, environment, food safety, records and client education. Potential candidates will be suggested by the faculty.

 

Deborah M. Wohlfort Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1993 by the Wohlfort family in memory of their daughter, Deborah.  Deborah M. Wohlfort was admitted as a member of the Class of 1997 here at the College, but was killed in a car accident shortly after receiving the news of her acceptance. Awards are based on financial need.

 

Dita & Francis Koppstein

An endowment established in 1992 from the Dita Koppstein estate, awards will be made to worthy veterinary students in need of financial assistance.

 

Dominick Frank Vietro Scholarship

An endowment established in 1991 through an estate gift from Iris de la Torre Bueno, awards from this endowment will be made to deserving veterinary students who are in need of financial assistance.

 

Donald B. Wade Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1985 as a tribute to Donald B. Wade DVM '70. This gift, given by his widow, Madeline, and parents, Virginia and George Wade, was matched by the Exxon Education Foundation. This award is to be given to students who display excellence concerning small animals, with preference given to fourth-year Vermont students or those intending to practice in Vermont.

 

Dorothy R. Clay Scholarship

An endowment was established in 1981 from the Dorothy R. Clay estate. It is designed to provide scholarship aid for veterinary students.

 

Dorothy R. Rex Scholarship Fund

Established in 1982 through the estate of Dorothy Rex, this scholarship is awarded each year to a deserving veterinary student who is in need of financial assistance.

 

Dorsey W. and Beatrice C. Bruner Scholarship

An endowment established in 1990 in memory of Mrs. Beatrice Bruner, wife of the late Dorsey W. Bruner DVM '37. Awards are made to students with financial need.

 

Dr. Aurelio Caccomo Scholarship

Established in 2005 by the Aurelio M. Caccomo Family Foundation, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to a DVM student at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

 

Dr. Edward R. Eisner Veterinary Dental Scholarship

This award was created through the generosity of Dr. Barron Hall, Dip. AVDC, to honor Dr. Edward Eisner, a mentor, good friend and Cornell alumnus. Part of this scholarship goes toward tuition costs and the rest goes to help cover expenses of attending the Veterinary Dental Forum.

 

Dr. Irving Zimmerman '35 Memorial Scholarship in Veterinary Pathology

Established in 1986 by Dr. Zimmerman’s family, this scholarship is to be awarded to a student who demonstrates a special interest and aptitude for the subject of veterinary pathology as determined by the faculty of the department.

 

Dr. Lykergus W. and Alma Fay Messer Scholarship

A bequest from the estate of Alma Fay Messer established this scholarship in 1981 in honor of her husband, Lykergus W. Messer DVM '28.

 

Dr. Ralph and Molly Povar Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1998 from a Charitable Gift Annuity from the late Ralph Povar DVM '39. Awards shall be made to veterinary students who are in need of financial assistance.

 

Duncan Memorial Scholarship

An endowment established in 1991 by Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Morra in memory of their dog "Duncan." Awards are made on the basis of the general worthiness of a student with further consideration to be given to character, academic ability, and financial need

 

Elizabeth Milbank Anderson

This scholarship was created in memory of Elizabeth Milbank Anderson in 1996 by an anonymous donor. Awards will be made to deserving, needy veterinary students, with preference given to single parents.

 

Eugene Munk, Maria Munk, Adrian Human and Alma Human Memorial Scholarship Trust

Established in 1999 by Alma Human in memory of her father, Eugene Munk, this scholarship provides assistance for veterinary students who are Western New York residents and in need of financial aid.

 

Feline Health Center

Established in 1999 by an anonymous donor, the Feline Health Center Scholarship was created to provide assistance to deserving veterinary students who have a clear and demonstrated financial need, who have been judged by the faculty to be in good standing academically and who demonstrate an interest in feline medicine. Preference will be given to fourth-year veterinary students.

 

Frances F. Linderman Scholarship

Established in 1998 through the estate of Frances F. Linderman, this scholarship supports students who are New York State residents from Allegany or Ontario County and demonstrate financial need.

 

Frank and Rosa Rhodes Presidential Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine

Established in 1995 by Isidor Sprecker DVM '39 and his wife Sylvia in honor of Frank and Rosa Rhodes. Awards are made to veterinary students who espouse a strong work ethic, are independently resourceful, have a clear dedication to their personal professional goal, have a demonstrated financial need, and are among the top academically in their veterinary class.

 

Fredericks Family Legacy Scholarship

The Fredericks Family Legacy Scholarship was established in 2005 to fund a veterinary student who is in good academic standing in the DVM program and who demonstrates financial need.

 

George Kerr Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Smithtown Hunt in 1994 as a memorial to George Kerr. The scholarship gives preference to veterinary students in good academic standing with financial need and, ideally, with a past history with the Smithtown Hunt.

 

George Winter Scholarship

Established in 1992 through an estate gift from Jay Winter. Awards from this endowment will be made to deserving veterinary students who are in need of financial assistance.

 

Germaine B. Little Student Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established by the will of Germaine B. Little to aid students in their studies as they learn proper care, methods, and health practices to minimize suffering in animals.

 

Gittelman Family Scholarship

Howard J. Gittelman, Cornell DVM '82 and Jodi Gittelman established this scholarship in 1998, to be given to deserving veterinary students who have a clear and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to a fourth-year student who demonstrates the greatest financial need within his/her DVM class. Academic standing should not be a deciding factor in the selection process.

 

Grambow Family Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Richard DVM '57 and Barbara Grambow AB '56, this endowment will provide scholarship assistance to veterinary or graduate students enrolled at the College. The recipients must be in good standing with the College and University, be scholastically sound, qualify for financial aid, and preferably show leadership ability.

 

H. Dean Hopper Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2006, the income from this fund will provide financial assistance to students with a demonstrated interest in clinical pathology.

 

Harald W. Paatsch Scholarship

An annual scholarship established in 2001 by Verena Paatsch in honor of her husband, Harald, this scholarship benefits a veterinary student from Long Island who is in need of financial assistance.

 

Henry E. Grossman DVM Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving veterinary students who have a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

Henry M. DVM '46 and Helen B. DVM '40 Doremus Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving veterinary students who have a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

Henry Winfield Dustan Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1976 by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kollar in memory of Mrs. Kollar's father, awards are made on the basis of general worthiness with consideration being given to character, academic ability and financial need.

 

Hilda G. and Walter D. Way Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1984 on the occasion of Mrs. Way's 65th Cornell class reunion in honor of her husband, Walter D. Way DVM '17 by her children, Barbara Way Hunter AB '49; Jean Way Schoonover AB '41; and Walter D. Way Jr. BS AE '50. This scholarship will benefit needy and deserving veterinary students.

 

Hobbes Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1994 by Douglas Aspros DVM '75 and will be awarded to students who are interested in concerns for ethical practices. The award is made on the basis of the students' own professional ethical behavior as well as their interest in the subject.

 

Homer T.R. Kellner Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving veterinary students who have a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

Hudson Valley Veterinary Medical Society Scholarship

This annual scholarship was established in 1994 to be awarded to students with financial need preferably from Dutchess, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster or Orange counties.

 

Hulda Anna White Scholarship

This endowment was provided in 1984 by the will of Hulda Ann White to provide financial assistance to deserving veterinary students.

 

Irene H. & John L. Given Foundation Scholarship

This endowment was established in 1969 by the Given Foundation to provide financial assistance to first-year veterinary students with financial need.

 

Iris de la Torre Bueno Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in June 2002 by the Progressive Dog Club to honor Iris de la Torre, this scholarship is given to students with a strong interest in canine medicine, and, all else being equal, to students from the Northeastern states.

 

Jack Edward Baker Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Baker in 1981 in memory of her husband, Jack Edward  Baker DVM '37, this scholarship provides financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

James D. Brenneman '77 Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Dr. Brenneman, this scholarships provides financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

James T. Noonan - Robert E. Clark Endowment Fund

Established in 1994 by James T. Noonan DVM '58 in honor of his family of veterinarians:  Robert Clark DVM '52 (cousin), John P. Noonan DVM '58 (OSU) (brother), Cyril Noonan DVM '28 (uncle), and Henry Noonan DVM '19 (father). Awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Jaqua Foundation Scholarship

The Jaqua Foundation provides annual funding for one or two awards on the basis of academic standing, financial need and New Jersey residency. The awards are designed for recipients who typify the Foundation's concerns and objectives for animals as personal companions and for their humane care in research programs.

 

Jean Ethel Phipps Scholarship

An endowment established from the Trust of Jean Ethel Phipps. Award provides financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Jessie & Denny Speidel Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Patricia S. Cope '50, in honor of her parents. Preference will be given to students in their third- or fourth-year who demonstrate an interest in feline medicine.

 

Jessie D. and Denny W. Speidel Prize Fund

Awarded to the recipients of the Jessie D. and Denny W. Speidel Scholarship, this fund will provide financial support to purchase textbooks and supplies for each Speidel Scholar for the academic Year.

 

Jim Dale Thomas Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1969, this scholarship is awarded to a third-year veterinary student who has shown an interest in dairy cattle practice and has a high level of capability in this field.

 

Joel Rosenman Leventhal Scholarship

Established in 1983 as a gift from Miriam R. Leventhal in memory of her son, this scholarship is to be awarded to a veterinary student who completed undergraduate work at Cornell University.

 

John & Marjory Bentinck-Smith Memorial Professional Scholarship

An endowment established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to veterinary students. First preference will be given to students who have a demonstrated interest in clinical pathology. The Dean, in consultation with faculty who represent the teaching of clinical pathology, shall select the recipients of the award.

 

John F. Cummings Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1996 in memory of Dr. Cummings, this scholarship provides financial assistance to a deserving second-, third- or fourth-year professional veterinary student or a PhD-level graduate student who has demonstrated clear and outstanding academic achievement in the study of veterinary medicine or comparative medicine.  Preference will be given to students who have a demonstrated interest and/or aptitude in histology or neuroanatomy.

 

John J. Brennan, Sr. Scholarship Fund

Established in 1991 by John J. Brennan, Jr. DVM and Mary Brennan in memory of Dr. Brennan's father.  Awards will be made to a deserving veterinary student.

 

John R. Steele DVM '46 Graduate Scholarship

This fund was created to support students in the DVM program or individuals pursing post-DVM studies with an interest in Equine Medicine. Preference will be given to students who have a farm animal background. Preference will also be given to students who have demonstrated interest in equine and/or bovine medicine.

 

John T. and Barbara O'Brien Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students from the state of New Jersey who exhibit special care and concern for small animals.

 

John W. Whitefield Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2005, this scholarship provides support to a student who has completed his/her third year of study at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine.

 

Joseph Heissan DVM Scholarship

This scholarship was established from the estate of Dr. Joseph A. Heissan DVM '70 for married students with children.

 

Joseph Leo Haste Scholarship

Established in 2006 in memory of Joseph Leo Haste, through the estate of the William E. Brown Trust, this scholarship is to be used to support a student in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery who demonstrates financial need.

 

Kenneth I. and Catherine M. Gumaer Scholarship Fund

Established in 1996 by  Kenneth I. Gumaer DVM'43 and Catherine M. Gumaer, this scholarship is for deserving veterinary students of high character who have a clear and demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to students with prior military experience. Preference will also be given to Columbia, Dutchess or Ulster County residents.

 

Le Schin-Weiler Empire Cat Club Scholarship

An endowment established in 1986 by the Le Schin-Weiler Cat Club for scholarships in veterinary medicine in honor of Eberhardt E. Le Schin and John W. Weiler.  Recipients are to be selected from the first-year class who show academic worthiness and financial need and who have a definite interest in small animals, preferably cats. 

 

Leo A. and Virginia B. Wuori Scholarship

Established by the will of Virginia Wuori, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving veterinary student who has a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

Lloyd E. Moore, Sr. & Lloyd E. Moore, Jr. Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Lloyd Moore, Jr. DVM '44 and his brother, Robert C. Moore BS '50. Awards from this endowment are made to deserving veterinary students who are in need of financial assistance.

 

Madelyn C. Kreisler Scholarship

An endowment established  in 1977 from the Madelyn C. Kreisler estate to provide scholarships in veterinary medicine.

 

Marilyn I. Schmidt Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Marilyn I. Schmidt to provide financial assistance to students demonstrating an interest in equine medicine.

 

Mary Buczkowski Kopec and Francis Buczkowski Endowed Scholarship

An endowment established in 1994 by John Kopec DVM '65, this scholarship is in honor of his mother, Mary, and his maternal grandfather, Francis. Awards are made to female veterinary students in their later years of study with interest in sheep and/or sheep diseases with a major interest in food producing animals and/or diseases of food producing animals.

 

Mary Essaian Memorial Scholarship

An endowment established in 1995 through the estate of Mary Essaian, this scholarship is awarded to students with financial need.

 

Mary Jane Brandt Scholarship

An endowment established in 1991 through an estate gift, this scholarship is awarded to students with financial need.

 

Mary Sue Kradel Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2007 by David C. Kradel DVM '55, this scholarship provides assistance to deserving veterinary students who have demonstrated a clear interest in food animal medicine.

 

Massapequa Hospital for Animals Scholarship

Established by Stanley Fish DVM '75, Howard Schatz DVM '75 and Paul LaPorta DVM '87 in 1994, this scholarship provides assistance to deserving, needy veterinary students, preferably from Long Island.

 

Matthew Eskeli Scholarship

Established in 1991 as a tribute to Mr. Eskeli, this scholarship will be given to students who are graduates of the Randolph Central School or who are residents of Cattaraugus or Chautauqua counties.

 

Meg St. John Scholarship

Established in 1992 from the estate of Elmer St. John and named in honor of his late wife, Meg St. John, awards will be made from this endowment to deserving veterinary students at the College.

 

Merlin H. Reed and Lois I. Memorial Scholarship

Established by Ms. Lois Reed in 1989 in memory of her brother, Merlin H. Reed, this scholarship provides assistance to a third-year student with a strong academic record, demonstrated financial need, and special interest and concern for small animals. Preference will be given to students from northeastern New York state.

 

Michele and Agnese Cestone Foundation Scholarship

The first of its kind, these merit-based scholarships were established in 1998 by the Foundation to benefit veterinary students for exceptional academic performance.

 

Miles C. Markham Scholarship

A memorial to Miles C. Markham DVM  '18, this scholarship was endowed in 1976 by his wife, Hedwig, to help deserving students in the College. Recipients are judged on the basis of their overall character, academic ability and financial need.

 

Mr. & Mrs. James Murray Kay III Scholarship

An endowment established in 1997 from the Helen Ferguson Kay estate in memory of Mr. & Mrs. James Murray Kay. Scholarship recipients preferably should have an interest in canine research.

 

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Mosher Incentive Award

This award was established from an estate gift from Elizabeth M. Curtis. Awards are made annually to veterinary students with financial need and an interest in large animal study.

 

Muriel H. Kentnor Scholarship

An endowment established in 1996 from the Muriel Kentnor estate. Awards will be made to worthy veterinary students in need of financial assistance.

 

Myrl Lynn Sammons '73 Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1997 by Lenora Sammons DVM '73 in memory of her husband. Awards will be made to veterinary students in need of financial assistance who exhibit a background in and strong interest in bovine medicine.

 

Myron G. Fincher Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1984 to honor the memory of Myron Fincher DVM '20,  formerly a professor at the College, scholarship funds will be used to provide assistance to outstanding third- or fourth-year students.  Preference will be given to students who are interested in careers in the practice of large animal medicine or in academic large animal medicine.

 

Nathan & Margaret Caplen Memorial Scholarship

An endowment established in 2000 from the Charitable Remainder Trust of Margaret E. Caplen.  Awards are made to deserving veterinary students who are in need of financial assistance.

 

Nestle-Purina Award for Excellence in Companion Animal Nutrition

This scholarship provides financial assistance to a veterinary student who has demonstrated interest in companion animal nutrition.

 

New York State College of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

Established in 1978 by the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University to provide scholarship and loan assistance to veterinary students.

 

New York State Veterinary Medical Society Scholarship

An endowment established in 1995 by the NYSVMS to benefit veterinary students.  Awards will be made annually to provide tuition assistance to New York state residents who are third- or fourth-year students, academically ranked in the top twenty-fifth percentile of their class, and have demonstrated financial need.  The recipient must have shown an interest in organized veterinary medicine, for example, by being a member of SCAVMA.

 

North Shore Animal League Scholarship-Loan Fund

This endowment provides financial assistance to students with interests in small animal medicine.

 

P. Daniel Stevens Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1990, awards are made to first-year veterinary students with previous 4-H experience or central New York residence.

 

Patricia A. Mullins and Mary E. Appio Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to veterinary students who are in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need.

 

Pearl Zimmerman Scholarship Fund

Established in 2003 this scholarship provides financial assistance to veterinary students who demonstrate financial need.

 

Poultry Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 2006 with a gift from Dr. Randal Cole '37 MS, '39 PhD to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine who demonstrate financial need. First preference will be to students who show an interest in poultry medicine.

 

Priscilla Maxwell Endicott Scholarship

Established in 1977 from the estate of Priscilla Maxwell Endicott in honor of her veterinarian, Niel W. Pieper DVM '32, this scholarship provides support for students from Connecticut with creditable academic performance, personal attributes, and financial need.

 

Ralph Bell and Patricia Roe Bell Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine

This scholarship was established in 1995 by Ralph Bell and Patricia Roe Bell to provide financial assistance to deserving veterinary students who have a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

Rhodes/Lavallard Scholarship in the College of Veterinary Medicine

An endowment established in 1994 by Mrs. Marie Lavallard '32 in honor of Frank and Rosa Rhodes. Awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Richard & Jean Deems Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Charles R. and Elizabeth von Keyserling Lynch DVM '95. Awards will be made to deserving veterinary students in need of financial assistance. Preference will be given to students who have an interest in avian medicine.

 

Richard M. Sweezey Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Carol B. Sanders in memory of Richard Sweezey. Awards are made to veterinary students with financial need and preferably to a minority female student from the Bronx to help pay for supplies and books.

 

Ringtrue Airedales Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Jay Dreyfus Trust and is awarded to a deserving veterinary student who has a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

Robert E. Clark DVM 1952 Scholarship

Established in 1999 by the Miller-Clark Animal Hospital in honor of the retirement of Dr. Clark. Preference will be given to a fourth-year student who demonstrates the greatest financial need within his/her DVM class.

 

Rockacres Veterinary Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a third- or fourth-year veterinary student who exemplifies the qualities of compassion, understanding and gentle care for both patient and client.

 

Ronald F. Mayhew DVM '63 Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1992 in memory of Dr. Mayhew, this scholarship provides assistance to students who are from western or northern New York with interests in small and large animal medicine.

 

Ryman & Katherine Powell Veterinary Scholarship

An endowment established in 1978 by Frank Powell DVM '63, and Josef Powell DVM '67, awards are made annually with preference given to students from western New York state.

 

SUNY Underrepresented Minority Graduate Scholarship/Fellowship

This scholarship/fellowship was established by the State University of New York to assist underrepresented minority students in graduate and professional programs.

 

Sadie and Pearl DeRidder Scholarship

J. Franklin DeRidder '67 established this scholarship in 1994 in memory of Sadie and in honor of his wife, Pearl, and in gratitude for the skills and kindness shown by the staff of the College of Veterinary Medicine.  Awards are given based on financial need.

 

Sam and Gloria Wall Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving veterinary student who has a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

Saunders/Schlossberg Family Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Burton Saunders '51, DVM '55; Lucill Saunders '54; Maureen S. Saunders '83, DVM '87; Zena Saunders Schlossberg '79, MBA '81; and Glenn Schlossberg.  Awards are given to a veterinary student who is in financial need and who has actively shown a sincere interest in fostering and promoting a non-prejudicial attitude toward all persons socially, academically, and religiously.

 

Sewell Metzger Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1980 by the will of Dorothy Metzger, daughter of Justine Albert A. Sewell, Cornell 1871, for scholarship support of veterinary students who have completed three years of academic training and have demonstrated interest in small animal research, especially for the canine species.

 

Sheila D. Grummick Scholarship

This endowment was established in 1990 and is awarded to female veterinary students.

 

Stephen Arnold '74 Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1988 in honor of Stephen Arnold DVM ’74, this scholarship provides assistance for veterinary students with financial need.

 

Stephen B. Hitchner DVM Student Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Bruce W. Calnek DVM '55 in honor of Dr. Hitchner. Awards will be made to deserving veterinary students who are in need of financial assistance.

 

Susque-Nango Kennel Club Scholarship

Established in 1991 in honor of Miss Dorothy Oles, this scholarship provides financial assistance to a veterinary student in the first or second year who is a resident of Broome, Chenango, Delaware or Tioga counties.

 

Tessa Ross Scholarship

An endowment established in 1995 through the estate of Margaret T. Ross, this scholarship is awarded to students with financial need.

 

The Ben B. & Elizabeth J. Cox Scholarship

An endowment established in 1986, this scholarship is awarded to students of high character, strong academic record, and demonstrated financial need.

 

The Cornell Veterinarian Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 from excess funds after the dissolution of the Cornell Veterinarian publication, awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

The Dorothy Schiff Scholarship

Established in 1994 by the Dorothy Schiff Foundation, this scholarship provides assistance to veterinary students with financial need.

 

The Dr. John W. & Vivian M. Earl Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established in 1985 by John W. Earl DVM '38 for veterinary students who have demonstrated their worthiness through their academic achievements.

 

The Edna O. and William C. Hooey Scholarship

Established by Austin O. Hooey in memory of her parents, this scholarship provides assistance to veterinary students who have a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

The Francis H. Fox Scholarship

Established in 1990 in recognition of Dr. Fox, this scholarship supports a  third- or fourth-year student with financial need who demonstrates interest in large animal medicine and surgery and an aptitude for physical diagnosis.

 

The Joseph Brender Student Aid Fund

Established as a memorial to Joseph Brender, this award is designated for third- and fourth-year students with financial need.

 

The Mildred G. Federico Scholarship

Established in 2004 by the Trust of Mildred G. Federico, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving student who has a demonstrated financial need, who has been judged by the faculty to be in good standing academically, and has a demonstrated interest in feline medicine.

 

The Robert I. Ashman Scholarship

This endowment was established in 1995 by two members of the Class of 1940 at their 55th Reunion, R. George Wiswall DVM '40 and Jerome Payton DVM '40, in honor of their classmate, Dr. Ashman, the only CVM graduate killed in the line of duty during WWII. This scholarship will provide assistance to deserving third- and fourth-year veterinary students in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to students who have prior military experience, have declared their intention to pursue a career in the military, or have participated in ROTC program for two or more years while attending an undergraduate college.

 

The Salsbury Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established in 1985 by a grant from the Dr. Joseph E. Salsbury Foundation, this award is given to fourth-year students who demonstrate superior scholarship, initiative, perseverance and leadership potential and who are in need of financial assistance.

 

The Senator Joseph L. Bruno and Jerry Bilinski DVM Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Senator Joseph L. Bruno and Jerry Bilinski in 2003 in honor of their parents. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving veterinary student who has a strong work ethic and a clear and demonstrated financial need.

 

Thomas F. Tanneberger Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of the late Thomas F. Tanneberger DVM '75 and is to be given to a student with an outstanding contribution to athletics in either high school, college, or veterinary school, and who resides in the northern region of the New York State Veterinary Medical Association.

 

Thurman C. Vaughn, Jr. '44 Memorial Scholarship

Established in July 1997 to provide financial assistance to deserving Cornell veterinary students. Preference given to a student pursuing a career in mixed animal practice.

 

Tracy Garman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Muriel Restivo in 1995 in memory of Tracy Garman, daughter of Dr. John Garman DVM '67.  Awards are made based on financial need.

 

Valentine Mott Knapp Scholarship

Established by David V. Knapp in 1945 in memory of his brother, Valentine Mott Knapp DVM 1904, it is awarded to fourth-year students based upon academic performance, personal and professional attributes, and financial need.

 

Veterinary Class of 1929 Scholarship

This is an endowment established in 1992 by the surviving members of the class to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1939 Scholarship

An endowment established in 1994 in honor of the class's 55th reunion, many family members and friends of deceased class members have added to this fund since its inception.  Awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1941 Scholarship

This is an endowed fund established in 1991 at the time of the class's 50th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1942 Scholarship

An endowment established in 1992 in honor of the class's 50th reunion, many family members and friends of deceased class members have added to this fund since its inception.  Awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1943 Scholarship

This endowed fund was established in 1993 at the time of the class's 50th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary student.

 

Veterinary Class of 1944 Scholarship

This is an endowed fund established in 1994 in honor of the class's 50th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1945 Scholarship

This is an endowed fund established in 1990 at the time of the class's 45th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1946 Scholarship

Established in 1991 at the time of the class's 45th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1949 Scholarship

Established in 1994 in honor of the class's 45th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1950 Scholarship

Many of the members of the Class of 1950 were married and had children while they were students. They established this endowed scholarship in 1990 at the time of the class's 40th reunion to be awarded preferably to married students with children.

 

Veterinary Class of 1951 Scholarship

This is an endowed fund established in 1991 at the time of the class's 40th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1952 Scholarship

An endowment established in 1992 at the time of the class's 40th reunion in honor of Stephen J. Roberts DVM '38 and John Bentinck-Smith DVM '44.  Awards will be made to students who have good academic standing and have demonstrated financial need.

 

Veterinary Class of 1954 Scholarship

This is an endowment established in 1994 in honor of the class's 40th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1955 Scholarship

Established in 1995 in honor of the class's 40th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students, many family members and friends of deceased class members have added to this fund since its inception.

 

Veterinary Class of 1956 Scholarship

Created with an initial gift in 1985, this fund became the first class scholarship for the College. Gifts are still received annually from members of the class and, in 1993, the fund became a permanent endowment. Awards are given each year to veterinary students needing financial assistance.

 

Veterinary Class of 1957 Veterinary College Memorial Scholarship

Dedicated to the memory of deceased classmates, family, and friends, this endowed scholarship was established in 1992 at the time of the class's 35th reunion. Preference will be given to veterinary student descendants of the Class of 1957 who demonstrate financial need.

 

Veterinary Class of 1958 Scholarship

This fund was established in 1993 at the time of the class's 35th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students. This scholarship was endowed in 1998.

 

Veterinary Class of 1959 Scholarship

This is an endowment established in 1994 in honor of the class's 35th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1960 Scholarship

This is an endowment established in 1990 at the time of the class's 30th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1961 Scholarship (The Plaque Class of 1961 Scholarship)

This is an endowed fund established in 1991 at the time of the class's 30th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1962 Scholarship

This is an endowed fund established in 1992 at the time of the class's 30th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1963 Scholarship

Dedicated to the memory of deceased classmates, this endowed fund was established in 1993 at the time of the class's 30th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1964 Scholarship

This is an endowment established in 1994 in honor of the class's 30th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1965 Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1990 at the time of the class's 25th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students. In 1995, the class added its 30th reunion gift to this endowed scholarship and renamed the fund in memory of their deceased classmates.

 

Veterinary Class of 1966 Scholarship

The purpose of the fund is to provide support for third- and fourth-year veterinary students who participate in off-campus clinical rotations, priority being given to students who seek support for veterinary educational projects or programs which represent truly unique educational experiences not readily available at Cornell.

 

Veterinary Class of 1967 Scholarship

Established in 1992 at the time of the class's 25th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1968 Scholarship

This endowed fund was established in 1993 at the time of the class's 25th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1969 Scholarship

Established in 1994 in honor of the class's 25th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1970 Scholarship

Established in 1990 at the time of the class's 20th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1972 Scholarship

This is an endowed fund established in 1992 at the time of the class's 20th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1974 Scholarship

This fund began in 1984 with gifts contributed in memory of Mark Chamberlin DVM ’74. Since then, the class has continued to raise funds annually.

 

Veterinary Class of 1975 Scholarship

Established in 1995 in honor of the class's 20th reunion, this scholarship makes awards based on financial need.

 

Veterinary Class of 1976 Scholarship

Established in 1991 at the time of the class's 15th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1977 Scholarship

Dedicated to the memory of their deceased classmates, this endowed scholarship was established in 1992 at the time of the class's 15th reunion to provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1979 Scholarship

Established in 1994 in honor of the class's 15th reunion. Awards will be made to veterinary students needing financial assistance.

 

Veterinary Class of 1980 Scholarship

Established in 1995 in honor of the class's 15th reunion. Awards will be made to veterinary students needing financial assistance.

 

Veterinary Class of 1981 Scholarship

Established in 1996 in honor of the class's 15th reunion. Awards will provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1984 Scholarship

Established in 1994 in honor of the class's 10th reunion. Awards will be made to veterinary students needing financial assistance.

 

Veterinary Class of 1985 Scholarship

Established in 1995 in honor of the class's 10th reunion. Awards are made to veterinary students needing financial assistance.

 

Veterinary Class of 1986 Scholarship

Established in 1996 in honor of the class's 15th reunion. Awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1988 Scholarship

Established in 1993 at the time of the class's 5th reunion. Awards provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary Class of 1991 Scholarship

Established in 1996 in honor of the class's 5th reunion. Awards will provide financial assistance to veterinary students.

 

Veterinary College Student Assistance

Gifts made through the College's Annual Fund by alumni and friends are awarded to veterinary students needing financial assistance.

 

Vivian H. Nelson Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established by Vivian H. Nelson to provide funds for the study of veterinary medicine by needy students of high scholastic standing.

 

Westminster Kennel Foundation Scholarship

The Westminster Kennel Foundation established this annual scholarship in 1987 to assist a worthy veterinary student who expresses an interest in canine welfare. The recipient is invited at the expense of the Foundation to attend the Westminster Kennel Club show.

 

Wilburn H. and Florence B. Potter Scholarship

Members and friends of the Potter family established this scholarship fund in 1986 to honor Wilburn H. Potter DVM '18 and Florence Bean Potter.  Awards are made to students with financial need considering careers in bovine medicine, preferably a graduate of the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Cortland County residents.

 

William A. & Jean F. Koch Scholarship Fund

Established in 2000 by Bill and Jean Koch, this scholarship is awarded to deserving veterinary students who have a clear and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to married students.

 

William A. and Walter R. Dennis Scholarship

An endowment established in 1981, this fund benefits second-, third- or fourth-year students interested in the practice of farm animal medicine with preference for students from Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chenango or Madison counties.

 

Womens Auxiliary to the New York State Veterinary Medical Society Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a second-year and a third-year New York State resident who plans to practice food animal medicine in New York State and is based on the applicant's financial need and his or her ability to do creditable academic work.

 

Wyoming Valley Kennel Club Scholarship

In 1985, an annual scholarship was established by the Wyoming Valley Kennel Club to benefit students in their third- or fourth-years who need financial assistance and who come from the western New York counties of Allegheny, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans or Wyoming.

 

Yonkers Raceway Scholarship

By action of the executive committee of the Yonkers Raceway Foundation, an endowed scholarship was established in 1960 to be awarded to a needy student who is a resident of New York state.