Florida Veterinary Scholars Program
Summer 2020

The Florida Veterinary Scholars Program provides an opportunity for veterinary students to engage in hypothesis-driven research over a 10-12 week period. For UF students, this happens between the 1st and 2nd years.  The mission is to expose veterinary students to career opportunities in biomedical research.  This may include Industry (drug development, testing, marketing), Government (CDC, NIH, USDA) and Academia.

Upcoming Critical Dates:

  • Results released:  February 28, 2020
  • Student pre-proposal due: May 6, 2020
  • Regulations and compliance information due: May 6, 2020

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deadline has passed


The application deadline for the 2020 Florida Veterinary Scholarship Program has passed. Results will be released on Friday, February 28th.


With thanks to our sponsor(s):

  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Morris Animal Foundation
  • Florida Veterinary Medical Association
  • PetSmart Charities
  • Blue Buffalo
  • Fear Free

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Academic Health Center, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.


Boehringer Ingelheim

The Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program offers DVM students an opportunity to gain exposure in biomedical research.


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