54 Veterinary Students Awarded Financial Scholarships

File Photo ( Recipients can use the money to support educational and professional goals. )

Veterinary school is not only tough to get into, it’s tough to finance. But 54 veterinary students just received a monetary boost from $5,000 scholarships each has received, thanks to a partnership between Merck Animal Health and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). The recipients, from around the globe, are either second- or third-year students and are planning a career in companion animal or large animal medicine.

“Whether they’re helping to keep pets healthy or aid in ensuring a safe, high-quality protein supply, veterinarians play a critical role not only within the animal health industry, but also within society,” said Scott Bormann, senior vice president, North America, Merck Animal Health, in a prepared statement.

The scholarships will provide financial assistance to students to support their educational and professional goals and opportunities, according to Karen Davis, chair, AVMF board of advisors.

Award recipients from U.S. and international veterinary schools accredited through the AVMA were selected based on academic excellence, financial need, leadership and area of interest within the profession.

The scholarship recipients are:
o    Arifa Akter, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
o    Farjana Akter, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
o    Shahana Akter, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Abdullah Al Sadik, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Bibi Amena, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
o    Storm Aschebrock, Louisiana State University
o    Madison Bartosh, Texas A&M University
o    Andrea Basque, University of Pennsylvania
o    McKenzie Beals Weber, Iowa State University
o    Melanie Bizzarro, The Ohio State University
o    Brock Chappell, University of Calgary
o    Yue Chen, Michigan State University
o    Brittany Coursen, University of Tennessee
o    Paola Cruz Ramos, North Carolina State University
o    Stephanie Dampney, The Ohio State University
o    Peter Ellis, University of California - Davis
o    Emily Eppler, Kansas State University
o    Naeem Ahammed Ibrahim Fahim, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Umor Faruk, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Alexandra Fitton, North Carolina State University
o    Benjamin Flakoll, Cornell University
o    Chelsea Folmar, Texas A&M University
o    Clint Gasser, The Ohio State University
o    Naomi Guzman, University of Illinois
o    Abdul Hakim, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Bailey Harmon, Colorado State University
o    Nahid Hasan, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Riyadul Hasan, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
o    Tatiana Henry, Tufts University
o    Madeline Hileman, University of Illinois
o    Shahadat Hossain, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Sara Jastrebski, University of Pennsylvania
o    Michael Jimmerson, Texas A&M University
o    Humaun Kaber, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Greena Kim, University of Georgia
o    Kendall Leet-Otley, Tufts University
o    Dena Letot, Michigan State University
o    Hidayah Martinez-Jaka, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
o    Razyeeh Mazaheri, University of Illinois
o    Rachel McKay, University of California - Davis
o    Caitlyn Mullins, North Carolina State University
o    Shabikun Nahar, Bangladesh Agricultural University
o    Macon Overcast, The Ohio State University
o    Annabella Palopoli, Tufts University
o    Emily Rawlings, University of California - Davis
o    Haley Ream, University of Illinois
o    Sirajul Islam Sagar, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
o    Danielle Scott, Colorado State University
o    Maegha Singh, University of California - Davis
o    Lindsay Smith, Tufts University
o    Tetyana Sofiychuk, Purdue University
o    Jacqueline Tung, Western University - California
o    May Wang, St. George's University
o    Elisabeth Wise, North Carolina State University

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