Livestock News: Merck Animal Health awards Scholarships to 54 veterinary students

Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), awarded 54 veterinary students from around the world with scholarships, according to a release.

Through the Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, the selected second- and third-year students pursuing careers in companion animal or large animal medicine will each receive a $5,000 scholarship (totaling $300,000) to support their educational endeavors. “Keeping our pets healthy and maintaining a safe, high-quality protein supply for years to come will require the ongoing expertise of veterinarians and these exceptional students will be instrumental for such important jobs,” said Scott Bormann, Senior Vice President, North America, Merck Animal Health. “Merck Animal Health is proud to help lay a solid educational foundation for these students to excel in their future careers.”  Read the list of recipients at