The Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program, created in the memory of Jane Wilson Hooper and Colonel Philip L. Hooper, provides financial assistance to eligible American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing a degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinary Technology (Associate of Applied Science) full-time at an accredited institution. Applicants must hold a current GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The maximum amount of an academic year award is $5,000. This opportunity is a renewable, merit-based award.
Students must meet the following requirements to be considered for this scholarship:
- Be an enrolled member or a descendant of a federally or state-recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native group.
- Documentation from the Tribe is required through Native Forward Scholars Fund’s online tribal eligibility certification (TEC) form.
- Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinary Technology (Associate of Applied Science).
- Possess an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
For any further questions, contact our Scholarship Operations team at fellowships@NativeForward.org.