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The Leadership Program


Leadership Program for Veterinary Students at Cornell University

Program Descriptions and Benefits

The Leadership Program for Veterinary Scholars at Cornell University is a unique summer research experience for veterinary students who seek to broadly influence the veterinary profession through a science-based career. The program is an intensive, research-oriented initiative. It combines faculty-guided research with student-directed learning through participation in modules, workshops and group discussions. The activities encourage responsible leadership, critical thinking and the development of teamwork skills. The program also highlights graduate training opportunities calculated to promote the professional development of program alumni as independent scientists and public health professionals.


The new on-line application form will be available for submissions from October 1, 2015 - December 20, 2015. To access the application essay questions in word format click here.

To allow potential students more time to prepare their applications for next year's program, please click here for a word document with the online application questions. Once the online application opens on October 1, 2015, you will be able to copy and paste the information from the word document to the application.

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