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Auxiliary to the AVMA Student Loan

The Auxiliary to the AVMA Student Loan is a Loan sponsored by American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF).

Award Information:

Amount of Loan: Maximum: $4000
Application Deadline: December 15 and June 15
Requirements: Applicant must be a third- or fourth-year veterinary medical student at an AVMA-accredited school. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a member of an AVMA student chapter or a graduate AVMA member. Applicant must submit recommendation letters from two veterinary faculty members who are members of AVMA.
Eligibility: Doctoral-level study, Other postgraduate-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF)
1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone Number: 847 925 8070 x262
Fax Number: 847 925 1329

You can find out more by contacting:

Susan Goldberg
Program Associate

A good place to start is to spend time looking into any material provided for the loan. Your best chance of success comes from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. A good first step is to identify the potential motivations of the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) and what they hope to achieve with the Auxiliary to the AVMA Student Loan. Once that is done, you should determine if there is any likelihood of actually getting the loan. If you think that you have a decent shot of going on to be awarded the Auxiliary to the AVMA Student Loan, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

One critical aspect in the process of trying for the loan is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and tiresome, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out correctly and in its entirety. Pay careful attention so that you won't be bumped as the result of something that could have been avoided.

Once the application is sent off, you should note when the Auxiliary to the AVMA Student Loan chooses a winner and distributes the resources in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the loan to assist with your financial needs and its personal usefulness, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Auxiliary to the AVMA Student Loan. Recently it has become more burdensome to manage the expenses associated with school, and having the additional resources of the Auxiliary to the AVMA Student Loan to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. Even if you don't obtain the Auxiliary to the AVMA Student Loan, don't give up, you can find different loans and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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