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John D. Spurling OBE Scholarship for Responsible Pet Ownership Education

John D. Spurling OBE Scholarship for Responsible Pet Ownership Education
John D. Spurling OBE Scholarship for Responsible Pet Ownership Education is open to students enrolled in courses of study that advance responsible pet ownership. High school seniors through post-graduate students are invited to apply.

Five students will be awarded scholarships. Eligible students may major in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, physical therapy, animal care, animal behavior, grooming and training of animals. It is open to full-time students only.

Students must be attending an accredited college or university in the U.S. Their studies must be focused in an area pertaining to the care of animals. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage more students to consider careers in pet care and foster responsible pet ownership.

The scholarship is offered by the American Kennel Club Humane Fund. The New-York based non-profit organization is dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership through scholarships and education, outreach programs and grants.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in JUNE of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,000.

For more details, visit www.akc.org/humane_fund/grants.html