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Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Kansas State University
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Manhattan, KS 66506-1113


College of Veterinary Medicine

Scholarship parameters do not always align cleanly with departmental/college divisions at K-State. For that reason, some awards are listed on more than one college page, and a few others may not appear on every page they should. Please also review the pages of other colleges where interests might overlap.

Tenable at Undergraduate or Graduate Level

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
AllAG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of HearingStudents with hearing loss 
AllAmerican Holistic Veterinary Medical AssociationInterest in holistic medicine required. 
AllAmerican Indian College FundNative American students only 
AllAmerican Indian Graduate CenterNative American students only 
AllAmericorpsVolunteers get educational stipend ex post facto 
AllArmy Emergency ReliefFor military spouse or dependents 
VarAssociation of American Indian AffairsNative American/Alaskan students only 
VarAssociation of Former Intelligence OfficersNational security careers 
AllChina's University and College Admission System(CUCAS)For study abroad in China 
AllCongressional Hispanic Caucus InstituteHispanic students only 
AllCritical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes  
AllDAAD: German Academic Exchange ServiceStudy in Germany 
AllJosephine de Karman Fellowship  
AllFostercare to SuccessSupports unadopted individuals 
AllFrontier Farm Credit ScholarshipFor FFC borrowers or their dependents 
AllGolden Key  
AllHispanic Scholarship FundHispanic students only 
AllLilly Reintegration ScholarshipAssists students being treated for schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. 
AllMarine Corps Scholarship FoundationChildren of current/former U.S. Marines only 
VarMcKelvie ScholarshipPublic Service Careers 
AllNAACP ScholarshipsNAACP membership is required. 
AllNational Italian American Foundation Scholarship ProgramStudents of Italian heritage OR students studying Italian 
AllNational Federation of the BlindFor legally blind students only 
AllNational Society of Collegiate ScholarsFor members. Merit & study abroad awards 
VarPearson Prize for Higher EducationNSCS membership not required 
AllPhi Eta Sigma National Honor Society  
AllThe Point FoundationLGBT and/or committed to LGBT issues 
AllRotary Humanitarian GrantOne year abroad 
AllLeopold Schepp FoundationInterview in New York is required 
VarDorothy and Chuck Thompson ScholarshipAdult women interested in public service 
AllTillman Military Scholars ProgramFor veterans, active dury military or spouses thereof 
VarThe United Methodist ChurchMostly for Methodists 
AllUnited Negro College FundApparently not limited to African-American students 
AllUSDA: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service  

Graduate Fellowships

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
AllAAUW International FellowshipsFemale international students only 
PoultryAmerican Association of Avian Pathologists  
BovineAmerican Association of Bovine Practitioners  
EquineAmerican Association of Equine Practitioners  
SwineAmerican Association of Swine VeterinariansAward for paper presentations 
AllAmerican Board of Veterinary ToxicologyPaper competition 
AllAmerican Veterinary Medical FoundationSeveral different programs are listed 
AllAssociation of American Veterinary CollegesPaper competition 
VarErasmus MundusFor graduate study in EU countries 
AllFulbright Post Baccalaureate FellowshipOne year of research abroad 
AllGates Cambridge Scholarship1-3 years at Cambridge 
AllSamuel Huntington Public Service AwardFor service project after BA/BS 
AllMarshall ScholarshipTwo years in the United Kingdom 
AllGeorge J Mitchell ScholarshipOne year in Ireland or Northern Ireland 
AllMorse Family and Community Public Policy ScholarshipFor summer internship funding 
AllMortar Board National FoundationFor members only 
VarPearson Fellowship  
AllPEO International Peace ScholarshipFemale international students only 
AllPEO Scholar AwardMust get nominated by PEO chapter 
AllRhodes ScholarshipTwo years at Oxford 
VarPat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program(PRISP)  
VarRotary Peace FellowshipMasters degree abroad 
VarSaltire ScholarshipFor Masters degree study in Scotland 
AllSoros Fellowship for New AmericansSome unique eligibility rules 
AllSwedish InstituteFor study in Sweden 

Selected Competitive Internships/Research Opportunities

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
VarAlltech Young Scientist AwardAnimal Agriculture-oriented scientific paper competition 
VarCDC Public Health Associates Program2-yr training fellowship with CDC and local agencies 
VarWilliam J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in IndiaMust have completed bachelor’s degree. 
AllEchoing GreenFull-time funding for projects of social entrepreneurship 
AllForeclosure.com Scholarship ProgramEssay about how to solve foreclosure crisis 
AllFriends of the National Zoo: Veterinary Preceptorship  
AllInterexchange FoundationGrants for work or service abroad 
VarJ.W. Saxe Memorial FundingStipend for low-pay/no-pay public service internships 
AllMountbatten Internship Program in London  
AllNational Wildlife Federation  
AllPresidential Management Fellows ProgramMust be nominated at campus level 
AllPrinceton in Asia FellowshipsTeach or intern in Asian country 
VarSmithsonian InstitutionAssorted internship and fellowship programs 
VarTeach for America  
AllWREI Congressional Fellowship ProgramFunds legislative work in DC 

Essay Contests/Prizes

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
VarTransitions AbroadSometimes offers writing contests related to travel/study abroad. 

Disclaimer: I compile this list to help you identify suitable opportunities. However, it is not comprehensive. Independent review of other sources is encouraged.