Aurora Pharmaceutical DVM Student Scholarship Program

Thank you for applying for the Aurora Pharmaceutical DVM Student Scholarship Program. Aurora Pharmaceutical is proud to invest in the next generation of veterinarians by offering a total of $50,000 in scholarships this year.


All 3rd year students currently pursuing their doctorate in veterinary medicine at an accredited university within the United States are eligible to apply. In total, $50,000 in scholarships will be awarded:

  • 10 individual $2,500 scholarships
  • 3 individual $5,000 scholarships
  • 1 individual $10,000 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. Special consideration will be given to students who are tracking in food animal or equine. 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, April 30, 2021. 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 current transcript
  • 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