Aurora Pharmaceutical – Texas Tech Inaugural Class Scholarship Application

Thank you for applying for the Aurora Pharmaceutical – Texas Tech Inaugural Class Scholarship Program. Aurora Pharmaceutical is proud to invest in the next generation of veterinarians who are part of the inaugural class at the Texas Tech school of veterinary medicine, by offering a total of $15,000 in scholarships this year.


All first year students who are currently pursuing their doctorate in veterinary medicine at Texas Tech are eligible to apply. In total, $15,000 in scholarships will be awarded:

  • 4 individual $2,500 scholarships
  • 1 individual $5,000 scholarship

*Dependents of Aurora Pharmaceutical, Cannon Valley Vet Clinic and Veterinary Provisions are not eligible.

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Selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement, related work experience, community and university involvement, goals, essay and letters of reference. All applicants will be judged by a committee of Aurora team members.


Applications in their entirety must be received via email by 11:59 CST on Friday, January 14, 2022. All applicants will be notified of their status 3-4 weeks after the deadline.


Qualifying students may download the application or obtain an application by contacting

  • Completed application
    • Background/Work Experience
    • Community/University Involvement
    • Future Goals
    • Essay
    • Photo release and applicant signature
  • Copy of Fall 2021 term transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable)
  • Two letters of reference (please only submit two)
  • The application must be typed. Only signatures can be hand written


All completed application materials can be scanned or saved as pdf files and sent directly to


If you have any questions, please contact our scholarship program coordinator Rebecca Peterson at (507) 650-7315 or