Tuition & Financial Aid

• Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2017-2018

•  MSU Department of Financial Aid

 

Dr. A. Wayne Groce Alumni Society Annual Scholarship:

Supported by the MSU-CVM Alumni Society

Awarded to a student of good moral character, and who has demonstrated leadership and financial need.

 

Addie Scholarship:

Established in 2013 by the Addie Foundation and supported by an anonymous donor

Awarded to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and have minimum GPAs of 3.0. Preference is given to Mississippi residents.

 

Dr. Alexander Lane “Bam” Williams Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from Edwina Ringold Williams and Lee Williams

Awarded to a student who has demonstrated academic achievement and leadership ability.

 

Arkansas Veterinary Medical Foundation Annual Scholarship:

Supported by the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association Foundation

Awarded to a second or third year student who graduated from an Arkansas high school and has maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5 and has financial need.

 

The Arthur, Sammy, & Lulabelle Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from Isabel Devine              

Awarded to a student who has demonstrated acceptable academic achievement and has shown promise for an outstanding career. Preference is given to students with special interest in feline medicine.

 

Auxiliary to the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association Annual Scholarship:

Supported by the Auxiliary of the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association

Awarded to an Arkansas resident who is enrolled in good standing.

 

Bedenbaugh Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine:

Endowed by a gift from James A. Bedenbaugh

Awarded to a student with a minimum GPA of 3.00 and who has exhibited leadership skills during his/her tenure as veterinary medical students.

 

Briarwood Animal Hospital/Campbell G. Dale Memorial Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from the Briarwood Animal Hospital in memory of Campbell Grady Dale, the son of David and Jill Dale.

Awarded to deserving 2nd or 3rd year students with demonstrated academic achievement and of good moral character. Preference is give is MS residents.

 

The Dr. Betsy Lipscomb Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine:

Supported by a gift from Ms. Angela Walker

Awarded to a third-year student with a demonstrated interest in small animal medicine and demonstrated academic ability.

 

Carpenter-Haynes Annual Scholarship:

Established by Ray and Sherry Hofmister

Awarded to a student with demonstrated academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, of good moral character, and having financial need.

 

Charles E. & Viola G. Bardsley Annual Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine:

Supported by a gift from the estate of Dr. Charles E. and Viola G. Bardsley

Awarded to the graduating senior student who has attained the highest cumulative GPA during the professional program.

 

Clarice C. Jackson Memorial Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from Mrs. Clarice C. Jackson

Awarded to students of good moral character, demonstrated leadership ability, and financial need.

 

Dr. Clyde E. Taylor Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from Dr. Clyde E. Taylor

Awarded to a post-DVM graduate veterinarian with preference to a practitioner who has left practice to pursue a graduate degree and/or students with a livestock and food animal interest.

 

Dr. Craig & Jennifer Mohaghegh Annual Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from Dr. Craig and Jennifer Mohaghegh

Awarded to students with demonstrated academic achievement who have demonstrated leadership ability and willingness to help others. Preference is given for financial need.

 

David Waide Mississippi Farm Bureau® Young Farmer Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from the Mississippi Farm Bureau® Young Farmer Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

Awarded to 2 full-time fourth-year students with demonstrated academic achievement and who are members of a county Farm Bureau of Mississippi. Preference will be given to a student who desires to focus on production animal medicine in the State of Mississippi.

 

The "Dempsey" & "Ruby" Lazar Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift of Drs. Rande and Linda Lazar and their daughter Lauren

Awarded to a student with acceptable academic achievement and who has shown promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine through compassion and love for animals and professionalism toward clients.

 

Dr. Elizabeth B. Ezelle and Mr. Robert L. Ezelle Annual Scholarship:

Established by Dr. Elizabeth B. Ezelle and Mr. Robert L Ezelle

Awarded to a student of good moral character with demonstrated academic achievement, maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA.

 

George B. Kerr Memorial Scholarship:

Established by family and friends of George B. Kerr

Awarded to students who demonstrate acceptable academic achievement and show promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine.

 

Greenville Animal Clinic and Hospital/Dr. Thomas E. Royal Memorial Annual Scholarship:

Established by Dr. Edwin and Mrs. Terryll Nordan

Awarded to a rising 3rd or 4th year student with demonstrated academic achievement and of good moral character. Preference shall be given to a resident of the Mississippi Delta (Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tunica, Washington, or Yazoo Counties). If there is not a qualified student from the Delta, then a student from the State of Mississippi will be given preference.

 

Greenville Mississippi Kennel Club Annual Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift of the Greenville Mississippi Kennel Club

Awarded to a student from the Arkansas/Mississippi Delta who has an express interest in companion animal medicine, is of good moral character, has demonstrated leadership ability and financial need, and maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

Greta Somerville Endowed Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine:

Endowed by a gift of Ms. Greta Somerville

Awarded to a student with high academic achievement and with demonstrated interests in companion animal medicine.

 

H. Kelley Jones SCAV Annual Scholarship:

Funded by a gift from the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians:

Awarded to second or third year students who are residents of South Carolina, have demonstrated leadership skills, and exhibit a positive and professional attitude towards others.

 

Hortense and Bill McClain Endowed Scholarship:

Funded by friends and family of Hortense and Bill McClain

Awarded to students who demonstrate acceptable academic achievement and show promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine.

 

Hugh M. & Kathryn C. Arant, Sr. Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine:

Endowed by a gift from Mrs. Kathryn C. Arant

Awarded to a second year student with demonstrated academic performance, exemplary achievement in daily scholarly activities, and who has made significant contributions to the recipient’s class and the CVM.

 

Isabel M. Devine Endowed Scholarship:

Established by Isabel M. Devine

Awarded to students who are interested in a career in small animal medicine. Special consideration goes to those students with a special interest in caring for felines.

 

James D. & Kay B. Bryan Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from James and Kay Bryan

Awarded to students with demonstrated academic achievement, who are of good moral character and have demonstrated leadership ability and financial need.

 

Dr. James Miller & First Class (1981) Endowed Scholarship:

Established by the MSU CVM Class of 1981

Awarded a third-year DVM student who demonstrates financial need to complete the DVM program. Awardees must be Mississippi residents prior to acceptance into MSU CVM.

 

Dr. James F. Perkins Annual Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine:

Endowed by a gift from the Tri State Educational Foundation

Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need and who have acceptable academic achievement and show promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine. Residents of Iuka, MS and Tishomingo County are given first priority and second priority to students who are residents of a county within 50 miles of Iuka.

 

Jean & Walter W. Rotchild, Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine:

Endowed by a gift from Jean and Walter W. Rotchild, Jr.

Awarded to a student with a demonstrated interest in small animal medicine, acceptable academic achievement, and who has shown promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine.

 

Karen J. & John G. McCord Scholarship:

 

Lehman Food Animal Scholarship:

 

Linda "Big Lou" Schuerer Memorial Annual Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from Dr. Paula A. Schuerer

Awarded to a student with demonstrated academic achievement. Priority is given to students from Lincoln, Giles, or Williamson, TN or any county in Alabama.

 

Mac, Stephen, and Dava Imes Endowed Scholarship:

Supported by an endowment from Stephen and Dava Imes in memory of their beloved cat, “Mac”

Awarded to a full time student with demonstrated interest and stated career aspirations in feline practice. Preference is given to junior or senior students.

 

Dr. Carol F. Akin Feline Medicine Scholarship:

Established by a bequest and gifts from Dr. Carol F. Akin in recognition of the importance of higher education and her high regard for animals and the veterinarians who care for them. Awarded to a student who has an interest in feline medicine.


Drs. Mark and Carol F. Akin Equine Annual Scholarship:

Established by a bequest and gifts from Drs. Mark and Carol F. Akin

Awarded to a student who demonstrates a special interest in equine medicine, has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5, and has a demonstrated financial need.

 

The Mary Ann Long Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed be a gift from Ms. Mary Ann Long

Awarded to a student who has demonstrated acceptable academic achievement with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and who demonstrates strong interest in small animal medicine, and who desires to pursue a career specializing in small animal medicine.

 

Michael J. Lee Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed by family and friends of the Michael J. Lee family

Awarded to a deserving student with acceptable academic achievement and who has shown promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine. Preference is given to qualified students who reside in Pearl River, Hancock, Harrison, or Stone counties in Mississippi.

 

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Dr. Harvey F. McCrory Memorial Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Awarded to a rising senior, and the selection will be based on his/her first three years at MSU-CVM. The student will be selected based on his/her demonstration of service to his/her veterinary student community. It is expected that this will depend in large part on involvement in student organizations.

 

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Year 1 Veterinary Student Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Awarded to a first-year student who is a student member of MVMA, and has a minimum GPA of 3.0. The applicant with the highest GPA is considered over other applicants.

 

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Year 2 Veterinary Student Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Awarded to a second-year student who is a student member of MVMA, and has a minimum GPA of 3.0. The applicant with the highest GPA is considered over other applicants.

 

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Year 3 Veterinary Student Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Awarded to a third-year student who is a student member of MVMA, and has a minimum GPA of 3.0. The applicant with the highest GPA is considered over other applicants.

 

Morgan Freeman Endowment for Veterinary Medicine:

Endowed by a gift of Mr. Morgan Freeman

Awarded to a deserving student who demonstrates leadership, service, academic achievement, and character and who will contribute to Mississippi’s continuing economic growth.

 

Nestle’ Purina Award for Excellence in Companion Animal Nutrition:

Supported by a gift from the Nestle’ Purina PetCare Company

Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence or interest in companion animal nutrition.

 

Dr. P. Mikell & Mary Cheek Hall Davis Beef Cattle Endowed Scholarship:

 

Dr. P. Mikell & Mary Cheek Hall Davis Feline Medicine Endowed Scholarship:

 

Dr. P. Mikell & Mary Cheek Hall Davis Early Entry Program Beef Cattle Endowed Scholarship:

 

Paul Bass Annual Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from Leslie Mayeaux

Awarded to a student who demonstrates a special interest in small animal medicine and who has a minimum GPA of 3.5, has financial need, and has demonstrated leadership and/or volunteerism in academic and/or civic organizations.

 

Recycled Pets Are Best Annual Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from Mr. Reb Byrne and Mrs. May Anne Doolittle Byrne

Awarded to a fourth year DVM student who selected to participate in the fourth year elective shelter medicine program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required and the applicant with the highest GPA is considered over other applicants.

 

Robert and Kathy Olsen Annual Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from Robert and Kathy Olsen

Awarded to a student in good standing with demonstrated financial need.

 

Robert O. Williams Memorial Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from Mrs. Kim Collum in memory of her father, Robert O. Williams

Awarded to students with financial need and who have an interest in feline medicine.

 

Rona and Dan Belser Endowed Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from Rona and Dan Belser

Awarded to students who demonstrated acceptable academic achievement and show promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine.

 

Dr. Sam Adams Memorial Annual Scholarship:

Established by the MSU-CVM Class of 1999 in memory of classmate, Dr. Sam Ernest Adams

Awarded to a deserving student with acceptable academic achievement and who has shown promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine.

 

Simmons Educational Fund Business Aptitude Award:

Supported by a gift from Simmons & Associates Educational Trust Fund, Inc.

Awarded to a third-year student who demonstrates excellence in the business or practice management component of companion animal veterinary medicine.

 

Thomas A. Plein Scholarship:

Established by a gift from the Thomas A. Plein Foundation

Awarded to a first-year student with demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. Preference is given to a student interested in canine medicine.

 

Thomas C. Randolph, Jr. Memorial Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift of Mrs. Velma Randolph, along with faculty, staff, and administration of the MSU-CVM

Awarded to a third-year student who has demonstrated a career interest in food animal medicine during his/her first three years at MSU-CVM.

 

Dr. Tip Hailey Annual Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from Dr. Tip Hailey

Awarded to a student who has demonstrated acceptable academic achievement and has shown promise for an outstanding career in veterinary medicine

 

Tupelo Small Animal Hospital Scholarship:

Supported by a gift from Drs. Glenn S. Thomas and Stephen K. King of the Tupelo Small Animal Hospital

 

West Virginia Veterinary Medical Foundation Scholarship:

Supported by a gift of the West Virginia Veterinary Medical Foundation

Awarded to a West Virginia resident enrolled as a third-year student with demonstrated financial need.

 

William Tyler Brady Annual Scholarship:

Endowed by a gift from Jean and William Thomas Brady

Awarded to a student with a minimum GPA of 3.00 and of good moral character. Preference is given to students focused on large animal medicine.

 

Travel Support Awards

 

International Veterinary Humanitarian Endowed Fund:

Endowed by a gift from Dr. John and Carolyn Thomson

Awarded to a student with a demonstrated interest in humanitarian work in underdeveloped countries. The money will be used to help pay the travel expenses of the student.

 

Kathleen Margaret and Cornelius Albert Ryan Endowed Travel Fund

Endowed by a gift from Dr. Peter Ryan

Funds support travel for residents and student to attend a theriogenology conference or theriogenology enhancement opportunity.

Candidates must be residents or students who want to attend a theriogenology conference or educational enhancement opportunity. Priority is given to theriogenology residents.

 

Paul Eggert International Education Travel Fund:

Established by Mrs. Diane Eggert in honor of her husband, Mr. Paul Eggert

Awarded to a student to supplement travel abroad for purposes of studying veterinary medicine in a program approved by the dean of the CVM.

 

Paul Farmer Memorial and Nutramax Laboratories Student Travel Support Endowment:

Endowed by a gift from Nutramax Laboratories Veterinary Sciences, Inc. in memory of Dr. Paul Farmer, a 1992 graduate of MSU-CVM

This gift will be used to support students who desire to pursue domestic and international travel for the betterment of mankind through the practice of veterinary medicine.