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General Information

Name Veterinary Medicine Minority Loan Scholarship
Number of Awards
Award Value $6,000
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications From January 1 until March 31
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Contact Information

Contact Mississippi Student Financial Aid
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211-6453

Scholarship Description

The primary objectives of this program are to provide education opportunities to minority students who wish to pursue a Veterinary Medicine degree. VMMP awards will be made available, to the extent of appropriated funds, to persons seeking a Veterinary Medicine degree at Mississippi State University – College of Veterinary Medicine in exchange for employment in the State of Mississippi.

You are eligible if all the following apply:

* You are a current legal resident of Mississippi
* You must be accepted for enrollment full-time to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University.
* You have been classified as a minority student by the Registrar’s Office at Mississippi State University.
* Dependent on the availability of funds, selection shall be based on a first-come, first served basis of all eligible applicants and recommendation by the College of Veterinary Medicine.
* Must not presently be in default or previously defaulted on an educational loan

Service Obligation
The loan to service obligation must be rendered within the State of Mississippi for a period of not less than one year's service for one year of scholarship received. Service is defined as full-time employment as a Veterinarian.