Veterinary Technology Scholarship Opportunities

Last Updated: October 2023

Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship for Gender Diversity in Animal Studies 

This scholarship provides support in the amount of (~$2,000 for one academic year) to an undergraduate student with demonstrated personal or research experiences of sexism, or who demonstrate an interest in the advancement of women in the sciences through their own work/activism, and who demonstrate a commitment to ending gender-based discrimination to enter into a profession that includes an interest in the wellbeing of animals (i.e. veterinary medicine, biology, animal welfare, primatology, etc.).

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must have completed the freshman year at Appalachian and must be pursuing a major within the College of Arts and Sciences. They must demonstrate satisfactory performance of at least a 3.0 grade point average. Preference will be given to applicants who pursue a minor in Animal Studies and have an interest in pursuing a profession that touches upon the above interests. The student’s grade point average must remain at 3.0 or better to be eligible for reapplication. This scholarship will be awarded on a yearly basis to one student.

This scholarship was established in memory of Sally A. Callegari, a life-long supporter of animal rights, care and health. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize outstanding scholarship in the humanistic or scientific study of animals that are couched in healthcare and/or advocacy and to provide an incentive for students.

The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences collects applications and conducts the selection process according to established guidelines. 

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