Zoetis and The Foundation for the Horse Offer $4,000 Scholarships to Recent Equine Veterinary Graduates and Fourth-Year Students

2019 Awards Dinner. Credit AAEP / The Foundation for the Horse

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The Foundation for the Horse, thanks to the continued support of Zoetis, is again offering recent equine veterinary graduates and those graduating in 2021, up to five scholarships at $4,000 each. The deadline to apply is October 14, 2020.   Now in its eighth year, the Zoetis scholarship program rewards veterinary students and recent grads for their academic excellence, leadership in their school and American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) student chapter, and long-term goals in equine practice.   “We are proud to continue this longtime partnership with The Foundation for the Horse to offer this opportunity benefiting new equine veterinarians and thankful for yet another chance to showcase Zoetis’ ongoing commitment to horse health and to the veterinary profession,” said Jeannie Jeffery, Zoetis equine business unit head. “With the challenges of COVID-19 these students have had to endure, there is no better time to help these deserving individuals.”   The Zoetis scholarship is open to veterinary school graduates of 2020 who are actively pursuing careers in equine medicine as well as to fourth-year veterinary students pursuing careers in equine medicine and active within any of the AAEP’s 38 student chapters at colleges of veterinary medicine in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to equine veterinary medicine. Applicants must also have the support of AAEP members and their clinical instructors. For more information about this program and other scholarships offered through The Foundation, visit www.foundationforthehorse.org/scholarships.   About Zoetis  Zoetis is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 66 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, complemented by diagnostic products, genetic tests, biodevices and a range of services. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals with sales of its products in more than 100 countries. In 2019, the company generated annual revenue of $6.3 billion with approximately 10,600 employees. For more information, visit www.zoetis.com.   About The Foundation for the Horse  Established in 1994, The Foundation for the Horse is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to improving the welfare of the horse through Education, Research, and Benevolence. Governed and stewarded by world-renowned equine veterinarians and equine stakeholders, The Foundation awards over $700,000 annually in scholarships and grants to impact equine health and well-being throughout the U.S. and developing countries. To learn more, visit www.foundationforthehorse.org.    

Contact: Keith Kleine   Director of Industry Relations 
kkleine@aaep.org or (859) 327-8750