Giving Opportunities

  • Konkel lab
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  • Hector and student 6.13
  • Horses

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Francis and Margery Abinanti Public Health Teaching Endowment Fund

The income from the Francis and Margery Abinanti Public Health Teaching Endowment Fund will provide financial support of the teaching expenses associated with offering public health course(s) to veterinary students in the professional curriculum by Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology faculty members of the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Stanley L. Adler Research Endowment Fund

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Affective MindBrain Research Fund

Contributions to this fund shall be used to support research on brain emotional systems as they relate to the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of depression conducted in the College of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN).

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AFLAC Memorial Feline Cardiology Endowment Fund

Aflac's memorial page can be found here.

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Agricultural Animal Theriogenology Fund

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Agriculture Animal Medicine Fund

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Hazel and Arthur Albertson Memorial Scholarship

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Anesthesiology Development Fund

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Animal Health Policy Program Development Fund

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Animal Health Veterinary Clinical Communication Program

WSU is a pioneer in bringing clinical communication training to veterinary students. Students can practice their skills in a safe, simulated environment.

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Aussie, Cookie, Figgy and Junior Endowment for Veterinary Excellence

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Lewis Austin Endowed Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine

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Marvel Shields Autzen Fund

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Avian Health Laboratory Endowment Fund

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Bernice Gilman Baily & Joseph Baily Endowed Chair in Animal Well-Being Science

Funding supports the endowed chair position, currently occupied by Dr. Jaak Panksepp.

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Bernice Gilman Baily & Joseph Baily Operations Endowment in Animal Well-Being Science

Funding supports the Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being.

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Sandra Ballantine Scholarship

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Claire Band & Harriet Dodgen Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine

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Bayly Award in Equine Medicine

Established by faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the college, this scholarship honors Dr. Warwick Bayly's three decades of service to the veterinary profession and his outstanding service as an equine medical clinician, researcher, and administrator at WSU.

For more information about the Dr. Warwick Bayly Scholarship in Equine Internal Medicine.

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Bear of Hope Award Endowment

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Janet Beardsley-Blanco Endowment

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Behavior Service Development Fund

This fund supports the Behavior Service

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Davis, Bill & Betty End for Basic & Applied Res in Immunology of Food & Companion Animals

This fund will provide financial support for the programs to further the understanding of the mechanisms regulating the development of protective immunity against pathogens and parasites and the development of new and improved vaccines in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology.

With the goal of expanding immunology research at WSU, Dr. Bill Davis has pledged an additional $100,000 to the fund as a matching gift.  For every $20 you give, Dr. Davis will match $1 (up to $100,000).  The goal is to reach $1 million to provide dedicated immunology research funds for researchers at WSU. More information about Dr. Davis and the match can be found here.

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Biotechnology Development Fund

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Blevins Family Good Samaritan Endowment

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Blevins Family Small Animal Scholarship

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Luther and Dillie Boe Excellence Endowment

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Luther and Dillie Boe Scholarship Endowment

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Ben B. Braat, DVM Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital Operating Endowment

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Melva Jean Kinch Breffeilh Memorial Scholarship

Melva’s family created this scholarship in her memory. As a young student, “Mel” (1921-1996) graduated from WSU in 1944 and became a medical technologist. She wanted to do something different; therefore she chose the field of science in which to pursue her degree. Her laboratory experiences in Saudi Arabia during WW II and Venezuela helped her to fulfill this dream. 

  • Certified major in microbiology
  • Female
  • Demonstrated academic achievement  

Scholarship Recipients: Gianne Souza (2010), Abigail Moody (2011), Elizabeth Laws (2012), Sharayah Wahl (2013), Alexandra Bartoski (2014), Kara Beseler (2015), Jenna Gregory (2016), Chasity Trammell (2017), Marissa Leupold (2017), Savanah Sitton (2018), Alida Melse (2019), Alyssa Eliopolous (2020)

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Robert and Maryhelen Brimble Endowment for the College of Veterinary Medicine

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Dorothy Shea Brink Memorial Fund

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Jessica Brooks Memorial Scholarship

More information about the Jessica Brooks Memorial Scholarship can be found here.

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Olin S. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Nathan W. and Matilda Burg Memorial Endowment

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Victor Burke Memorial Endowment

Dr. Burke came to Washington State College in 1921 as an Assistant Professor of Bacteriology within the Botany Department.  He became Professor of Bacteriology in 1924 and in 1925 was made Head of the Department of Bacteriology, a position he held for the following 22 years. The first Ph.D. degree granted by WSC was awarded to a student working under his direction.  He strove to teach his students to think and to reason, as well as train them thoroughly in research methods.

Awarded to Graduate Students doing research in Medical Microbiology or to purchase specialized equipment to carry out such research.

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Leo K. Bustad Fund

Interest from the Leo K. Bustad Endowed Fund shall be used principally for supporting programs that deal with the human-animal bond, animal-assisted therapy, and the well being of animals as being conducted by the People-Pet Partnership (PPP). These programs involve education, service and study (research). Monies will also be allotted for a Leo K. Bustad visiting professor which shall be invited to WSU to lecture, meet with faculty, staff and students and to stimulate research and inquiry on the human-animal bond and animal assisted therapy. This person will be a recognized educator, scientist and/or author, well-informed on the subject of the human-animal bond and animal-assisted therapy.

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Rueben A. Button Scholarship Fund

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Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Caldwell Endowment

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Cancer Care

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Cardiology Research Fund

The cardiology service evaluates a variety of cardiopulmonary cases in multiple different species. These conditions include congenital cardiac malformations, acquired heart disease and pre-breeding screening for adult onset cardiomyopathies.

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Caroline Wells Donaldson Scholarship

In honor of all the wonderful work Caroline did through the ASPCA APCC, I am asking you to consider donating to help establish a scholarship in her name for veterinary students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary toxicology. I know together we can achieve the goal of raising $25,000 to make this scholarship a reality and to have a way for our class, and for others who knew and loved Caroline, to honor her memory in this way. - Tracy Thompson, DVM

 More information about this fund can be found here

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Center for Animal Well-Being Fund

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Center for Reproductive Biology Development Fund

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Clark Family Scholarship

The Clark Family Scholarship will support a third year DVM student who has shown excellent academic achievement but who, more importantly, through their actions since entering the veterinary program, have proven themselves to be excellent public servants. For example, someone who has demonstrated significant service to their church, a civic organization, or a cause that would benefit others.

 More information about the scholarship can be found here.

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Jinx Clarke Memorial Endowed Scholarship

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Class of 1961 Professionalism Endowment

More information about the Class of 1961 and their Professionalism Endowment can be found here

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Class of 1972 Teaching Hospital Operating Endowment

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Class of 1972 Scholarship Endowment

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Class of 1984 Scholarship

The scholarship is given in memory of Dr. Thomas Montgomery, a member of the DVM class of 1984. It is awarded to a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year DVM student who has scholastic ability, family responsibilities, social adeptness and a personality that gives promise of relating well to clients, and has financial need.

Read more about the scholarship here.

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Clinic Equine Development Fund

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Clinical Pathology Development Fund

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College of Veterinary Medicine Excellence Award

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Ed and Jean Comrada Scholarship

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Anna Conley Scholarship Endowment in Veterinary Medicine

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George and Bernadine Converse Veterinary Medicine Endowment

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Rocky Crate D.V.M. & Wild Sheep Foundation End Chair in Wild Sheep Disease Research

Funding supports the endowed chair position, currently occupied by Dr. Thomas Besser.

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Creighton Endowed Chair in Global Animal Health

Funding supports the endowed chair position, currently occupied by Dr. Guy Palmer.

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Crowley Golden Retriever Endowment

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Frank and Marge Crowley Endowed Scholarship

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Marge Crowley Canine Cancer Research Endowment

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CVM Clinical Simulation Center Development Fund

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CVM Continuing Education

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CVM Megaesophagus Research Fund

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CVM Professional Skills Fund

CVM Professional Skills Fund

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CVM Research Symposium

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CVM Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

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Dakota "Doc" Woodard Memorial Scholarship

You can find more information about Dr. Woodard and the scholarship being established in his memory here

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Winthrop G. Dale DVM and Dawn Jacobs Dale Endowed Veterinary Scholarship

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Louise F. Holzer Darden Memorial Research Quasi-Endowment Fund in the College of Veterinary Medicine

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Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology Operations Endowment

This fund will provide financial support for the infrastructure and for the programs in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology.

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Alice Lloyd Diers and William E. Diers Microbiology Student Endowment

This scholarship was created by Bill Retelle in 2001, as a memorial to his dear friends, Alice (1911-2000) and William Diers (1910-1969). Bill and William were fishing buddies and lifelong friends. After William’s death in 1969, Bill continued to care for his friend Alice until her death in 2000. 

  • Deserving students in microbiology (certified majors)
  • Preference to those students with financial need

Scholarship Recipients: Kimberly Ellis (2010), Marie Smith (2010), Katherine Rempe (2010), Xin Wei (2010), Pierce Claassen (2019), Olivia Dietrich (2018), Jordan Bolen (2019), Marissa Watanabe (2019)


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Alice L. Diers Bacteriology Enrichment Fund

Alice (1911-2000) received her BS in 1931 from WSU in Bacteriology. Growing up on a Palouse wheat farm, Alice’s mother was determined to send her to college. Alice’s independent spirit served her well as she worked in pathological labs across the Northwest, including Alaska; where she met her husband William. Alice established this fund in 1983 to foster the quality of education and research within the microbiology degree program. 

  • Certified major in microbiology

Scholarship Recipients: Ryan Schindler (2010), Timothy Gay (2010), Elizabeth Laws (2011), Melody Fulton (2011), Nicole Clark (2013), Mary Vallejo (2013), Miles Linde (2014), Keesha Matz (2016), Yeme Bishaw (2018), Jennie Giron (2018)

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Dr. Brian Hunter Memorial Scholarship

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Dr. Sue Ritter Memorial Research Scholarship in Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience

Distributions from this fund shall be used to support a senior undergraduate student who, in the opinion of the faculty, is distinguishing herself/himself in neuroscience research, and who will continue to be active in that research during the senior year. Candidates for the scholarship shall be nominated by their mentors, who will provide justification in writing as to why their nominee deserves consideration for the scholarship. A successful candidate will be selected from the nominees by the chairperson of IPN. While it is anticipated that an award may be made yearly, an award need not be made in years when there are no suitable nominees.

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Charles and Audrey Drake Fellowship in Honor of Dr. A.T. Henrici

Dr. Charles H. Drake received his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota, his major professor and mentor was the great American microbiologist Dr. Arthur T. Henrici. Dr. Drake came to Washington State College and joined the Department of Bacteriology and Public Health. Although he was known for his research interests and roots with Dr. Henrici, Dr. Drake’s overriding essence was his exposure of thousands of students to the wonders of microbiology in his Bacteriology 101 course. He was the quintessential eccentric professor who enlivens the college experience for students and opens their minds, as well as an extraordinarily articulate lecturer which was reflected in his teaching as his course was always filled to capacity.

Established to provide fellowships for pre- and post-doctoral appointees to conduct research requiring field studies in microbial ecology. Funds to support fellowships and/or research needs requiring field studies will be awarded to promising researchers in microbial ecology as well as in other areas (such as in botany, cell biology, ecology, genetics, parasitology, plant pathology, veterinary medicine, zoology, etc.).

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Dorthy Dix Jackson Dunker and Halwen A. Dunker Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine

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G. Gary and L. Marie Duskin Endowed Scholarship

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DVM Class Gift For Surgical Skils

The Clinical Simulation Center offers hands-on simulated veterinary training from basic suturing to surgical operations and emergency room situations. The center provides a positive, enriching, and supportive educational environment for the advancement of veterinary care. The Class of 1979 DVM Skills Development Fund would support a key component to training some of the most prepared and competent veterinary graduates in the country.

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DVM Class of 2018 Scholarship

We feel strongly that the establishment of such a scholarship would provide similar opportunities as we have been provided throughout our journey to the College of Veterinary Medicine and will continue to be provided as we proceed in studying to join the profession for which we feel so passionate about. We propose that this endowment will become our class gift to the College, and eventually serve as a perpetual award to the veterinary students of Washington State.

More information about the scholarship can be found here.

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Fund for Veterinary Medical Education Innovation

The Fund for Education Innovation supports the development of novel curriculum to enhance student learning.

Examples of our innovative education can be found here.

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Frances Edwards Memorial Research Fund

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Dorothy Eggerman Memorial Endowment Fund

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Elk Hoof Disease Research Fund

The principal of this fund shall be used to support the College of Veterinary Medicine's elk hoof disease research and outreach program.

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L.W. Engels Student Loan Fund

Mr. Engles ( -1987) graduated from WSU in 1930, and left half of his estate to help students in Microbiology. Loraine remembers having little money as a student at Washington State College and wanted to help future students. The fund is available to assist students who have unexpected expenses and need a quick loan.

  • Certified major in SMB
  • Recipients are encouraged to pay the fund back as finances allow

Scholarship Recipients: 2 students (2010), 2 students (2011), 1 student (2012), 1 student (2013)

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Caroline Engle Distinguished Professorship in Research in Infectious Diseases

Funding supports the distinguished professorship position, currently occupied by Dr. Anthony V. Nicola.

For more information about Caroline Engle.

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Steven C. English Endowment

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Equine Exercise Sciences and EIPH Research Fund

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Equine Research Development Fund

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Irwin Erickson Endowment

This endowment is to be used exclusively to enhance programs directly related to companion animal-human bond. Financial support of the People-Pet-Partnership is the primary purpose of the endowment.

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Ernest and Margaret Stone International Student Endowed Scholarship

The distributions from the endowment fund may be used to provide fellowship stipends to be used by the recipient for such things including but not limited to tuition and fees, subsistence, research expenses, and other educationally related costs. Recipients shall be non-U.S. citizen graduate students in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine with evidence of financial need.

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C. Alvin and Virginia G. Eshelman Excellence Endowment in Veterinary Medicine

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Dr. Ivor Evans Memorial Scholarship for Cancer Research

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Dr. R. Keith Farrell Scholarship

The distributions from this fund shall be used to award one or more scholarships to veterinary students (including residents) with an interest in veterinary cryogenics, toxicology, and/or poisonous plants. 

More information about Dr. Farrell can be found here.  

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R. Keith Farrell Fund

The distributions from this fund shall provide support for promising innovative projects involving professional or graduate veterinary students. 

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Robert R. Fast Endowed Food Animal Research Fund

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Field Disease Investigator Unit Excellence Fund

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Don Finsen Compassion in Animal Medicine Scholarship

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Stephen P. A. Fodor and Janelle Benoit Graduate Fellowship for the School of Molecular Biosciences

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David Foster Neurology Endowment

The income from this fund shall be used to support the college's veterinary clinical neurology and neurosurgery services. It also supports applied research specifically to benefit the public's animals; enhancement of neurology instruction in the D.V.M. curriculum; and post-D.V.M. training leading to eligibility for board certification.

More information about the neurology endowment can be found here.

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Oliver M. "Bill" Foster Scholarship Endowment

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Lt. Col. Ralph Fowler, USAF and Wife Ruth Maree Fowler Emerging Disease Graduate Student Fellowship

The proceeds from this fund will provide graduate student fellowships for Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology graduate students who are studying emerging diseases.

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Lt. Col. Ralph Fowler, USAF and Wife Ruth Maree Fowler Emerging Disease Research Endowment Fund

This fund will provide technical, operational, and research support for the team of emerging disease researchers with the Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology.

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Frandle Family Scholarship

Kyle ('74 BS, '76 MS, '80 DVM) met his wife Kathy ('74 BA, '75 MA) when they were both juniors at WSU. He was working on a biology degree, she was studying elementary education.

Because of their wonderful experience at WSU, Kyle and Kathy wanted to help students in ways that would touch their lives directly. Remembering the challenges of being non-traditional students, they started a scholarship to help young couples like them. The Frandle Family Scholarship is awarded to veterinary students at WSU who are married or in a committed relationship and have a financial need.

"We hope the scholarship will help ease the hardship for a married or committed couple during their time together as veterinary students at WSU," says Kyle. "We have a strong commitment to the University. It gave us everything we needed to be successful."

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John and Marilyn Frederic Memorial Scholarship

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Freedom Scholarship Endowment

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Friends of the College of Veterinary Medicine Endowment Fund

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Friends of the College of Veterinary Medicine Fund

This fund supports general scholarships for DVM students within the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Dr. Orville Frost Endowment in Theriogenology

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Dr. J.R. Fuller Memorial Scholarship

This Fund shall be used to award one or more scholarships to students in their third or fourth year of study in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. Recipients must meet the following criteria: 1. Have demonstrated financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid; 2. Have completed their second year in the veterinary college and be entering their third or fourth year (students shall apply during the spring term of their second or third year); 3. Be in the top three-quarters of their class; 4. Have a commitment to practicing veterinary medicine for small or mixed companion animals. Awards may be renewable upon application to students who meet the above criteria.

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Fundamental Research Fund

The principal of this Fund shall be used to support fundamental research within the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Elias T. Gaillard Graduate Student Loan Fund

This fund shall be used for short-term (less than 1 year), interest-free loans to graduate students in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology at Washington State University. The funds will be loaned to graduate students under departmental guidelines and procedures, to assist them with unexpected expenses, emergency expenses, and especially with expenses incurred during their first two months by their relocation to Washington State University.

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Anthony and Barbara Gallina Scholarship Fund

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Floris & Anita Garner Endowment

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William B. Gasman Scholarship Endowment

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Clive Gay Field Disease Investigation Unit Endowment

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Genetic Disease in Animals Study

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Genetics Development Fund

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Dr. Lynn A. George II Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Geronimo Veterinary Educational & Animal Support Endowment

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Bruce Gibbins Graduate Travel Fellowship in the School of Molecular Biosciences

As a graduate student at WSU, Dr. Gibbins personally benefited from Professor Herb Nakata's efforts to scrape together and scrounge cash from all kinds of sources to make sure the department's graduate students were able to travel to conferences. These conferences provided students exposure to the breadth of the scientific community, the work of national peers, and critical feedback on their own projects. Dr. Gibbins believes these travel opportunities made a major contribution to his ultimate success in the sciences.

Awarded to fund Graduate Student travel to conferences or scientific meetings for one or more students in MBioS.

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Dr. E.M. Gildow Memorial Scholarship

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Dr. Philip & Doris Gollnick Veterinary Graduate Research & Scholarship Endowment

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Good Samaritan Fund

WSU veterinary students started the Good Samaritan Fund in the mid-1990s to help animals in need of special care, but whose owners could not afford treatment. The college is grateful for their initiative, and for the generous donations of many caring individuals who support this fund. Good Samaritan funds are only awarded to treat animals at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at WSU.

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Dr. John Gorham Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine

Named for Dr. Gorham who holds the longest tenure of any faculty member in the college, this fellowship was established to foster the education and scientific curiosity of graduate students studying animal diseases.

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John R. Gorham Comparative Medicine Scholarship Endowment

Dr. John R. Gorham Comparative Medicine Scholarship Endowment is awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the professional veterinary medicine who best demonstrates an interest in laboratory animal medicine or comparative medicine, and has performed research or clinical investigations in these fields in an exemplary fashion.

Find out more information Dr. John R. Gorham Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine.

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Luella Gottstein Endowment for Equine Research

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Dr. John W. and Mrs. Elizabeth A. Greenlaw Memorial Scholarship

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Arnold and Julie Greenwell Memorial Scholarships in Veterinary Medicine

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Michael D. Griswold Fellowship in Reproductive Biology

In 1976, Dr. Griswold joined Washington State University, where he has had a long and productive career studying male reproductive biology, particularly in the function of Sertoli cells in spermatogenesis.  While at WSU, Dr. Griswold has received the Edward R. Meyer Professorship in Sciences, been Director of the School of Molecular Biosciencesa and Dean of the College of Sciences.  Few scientists have had such an impact on the field of male reproductive biology as a visionary researcher, mentor, and administrator. His mentorship is to be admired, and the respect students show him is to be envied.

Funds provide fellowship stipends to one or more students within MBioS who are studying Reproductive Biology.

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Marvin R. Hales Veterinary Student Scholarship/Loan Fund

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Elizabeth R. Hall Endowment Scholarship

The Elizabeth Hall Scholarship is a way for alumni and friends to make meaningful contributions to Microbiology education at WSU's School of Molecular Bioscience.

The Elizabeth Hall Scholarship was established in 1972 by many friends, colleagues, and former students to honor Dr. Elizabeth Hall (1914-2001), a member of the WSU faculty from 1944 to 1976. Dr. Hall was a researcher and instructor in bacteriology and public health for 32 years. She was a noted teacher and received the Carski Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Society of Microbiology in 1976.

  • Certified major in microbiology
  • Potential for a successful career in a medical aspect of microbiology

Scholarship Recipients: Adriana Lippy (2010), Andrea Bonner (2010), Lon Kwan Lam (2010), Bhim Thapa (2011), Kyle Nelson (2011), Marie Smith (2011), Van Nguyen (2011), Abigail Moody (2012), Bhim Thapa (2012), Cristal Reyna (2012), Marie Smith (2012), Sam McInally (2013), Anjelica Ludwig (2013), Alicia Ocasio (2013), Kari Mitchell (2014), Homa Shaarbaf (2014), Preston Dehan (2014), Nathan Cherzan (2014), Manik Malla (2014), James Bonner (2014), Scott Blaine (2014), Floricel Gonzalez (2015), Jenna Gregory (2015), Jaslyn Erickson (2015), Zachary Taylor (2016), Kayla Keppler (2016), Tenzin Lama (2016), Grace Carrell (2017), Jeanie O'Donnell (2018), Darby Fox (2019, Alyssa Eliopulos (2019), Courtney Klappenbach (2019), Madilyn Barrett (2020), Anna Elder (2020) 

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Betty Georgian Harp Scholarship Endowment

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Walter L. & Pauline W. Harris Microbiology Endowment Fund

This scholarship was created in recognition of Walter and Pauline Harris, both graduates of the Department of Bacteriology and Public Health. Walter received a Master’s degree in 1949 and Pauline received a bachelor’s degree in 1947. Pauline died in 2008.

  • Certified major in microbiology
  • Junior or Senior standing

Scholarship Recipients: Erin Feller (2010), Elizabeth Laws (2011), Mayumi Holly (2012), Kari Mitchell (2013), Joseph Lawhead (2013), Samantha McInally (2014), James Volz (2014), Athena Lemon (2014), Jesse Nelson (2016), Jaslyn Erikson (2016), Janey Beumeler (2016), Jesse Nelson (2015), James Volz (2015), Nathan Cherzan (2015), Grace Carrell (2016), Keesha Matz (2017), Zach Taylor (2017), Hayley Masterson (2017), Abbigail Kuck (2017), Estifanos Kassa (2017), Rory Nordquist (2017), Janey Beumeler (2017), Nicholas Hanson (2018), Chris Taylor (2018), Michael Knight (2018), Marissa Watanabe (2018), Melissa Gallardo (2018), Evan Currin (2019), Allie Donnell (2019), Kelly Kennedy (2019), Andrew Stewart (2019), Sofia Galindo (2020), Joseph Peterson (2020)

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Teresa Hetzel Endowment for Equine Research

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Bernice Hitchings Endowment Fund

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Dr. George Philip Howard Endowed Scholarship

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Dr. Arthur E. Hudson Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Humane Society Partnership Fund

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine partners with local and regional humane societies to give our students an extraordinary educational opportunity during final year in school. The hands-on, practical experience better prepares WSU veterinary students to enter the workforce after graduation. Learn more about the partnership and about other Innovative Education.

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Clara and Arlin "Bud" Huttner Scholarship Endowment

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ICU Development Fund

Our state-of-the-art ICU offers advanced therapy and monitoring capabilities for our patients. Specialized equipment includes continuous cardiac monitoring, mechanical ventilation and oxygen cages.

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Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience Development Fund

This fund supports the programs of the Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience Development Fund.

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Integrative Veterinary Medicine and Rehabilitation Fund

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Iowa Farm Scholarship

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Jaak Panksepp Memorial Fund

The Jaak Panksepp Memorial Fund was established to support students with a passion for animal well-being and to memorialize one of the college's most esteemed faculty members.

Dr. Panksepp’s internationally recognized work has focused on the nature of the basic emotional systems of the mammalian brain, with the most recent work devoted to analyzing the brain mechanisms that mediate separation distress and social bonding. His discovery of the nature of social joy by studying the psychobiological controls of juvenile playfulness and the accompanying laughter-type sounds has redefined many of the current models of animal emotion understanding. Panksepp joined the WSU faculty in 2006 after retiring from Bowling Green State University where he worked since 1972. At WSU he held the Bernice Gilman Baily and Joseph Baily Endowed Chair in Animal Well-Being Science.

Please join us in celebrating Dr. Panksepp’s lifetime of achievement by becoming a part of this effort.

For questions about giving, contact Lynne Haley, Senior Director of Development, at (509) 335-5021 or lhaley@vetmed.wsu.edu.

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Hazel E. Jepson Scholarship

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Orville E. and Marion F. Johnson Veterinary Medicine Endowed Scholarship Fund

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Dr. William R. Jones Endowed Chair in Companion Animal Medicine/Surgery

Funding supports the endowed chair position, currently occupied by Dr. Michael Court.

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Berger Keatts Distinguished Professorship

Funding supports the distinguished professorship position, currently occupied by Dr. Stephen Hines.

More information about Dr. Berger Keatts can be found here.

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Dr. Donald Kelts Family Veterinary Scholarship

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Bernice Kent Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Operations End Fund

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Dr. Gordon H. Keown Fund

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Charles Glen King Fellowship & Lectureship in Biochemistry

Dr. Charles Glen King was awarded a B.S. Chemistry in 1918 from Washington State College. He was honored in 1964 as being recognized as the first to isolate pure crystals of Vitamin C. A leading authority on nutrition, he also identified Vitamin C as the anti-scurvy substance in citrus fruit, enrichment of wheat flour with B vitamins and iron, did distinguished research on obesity, and training of numerous outstanding scientists.  A professor at the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia University, he also served as executive director and president of National Nutrition Foundation and was a member of the National Academy of Science and received numerous awards in biochemistry and nutrition.

Awarded to Graduate Students in Biochemistry, with a preference to students working in nutrition and a special lectureship.

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Dr. Paul A. Klavano Pharmacology Award

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Toni Klingman Scholarship Endowment

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Bernard and Bea Cunningham Koch Memorial Scholarship Endowment

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Dr. James and Lillian Kraft Graduate Fellowship Endowment

Distributions from this Fund shall be used to award graduate fellowship support to students in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University.

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Monica Kremer Endowment

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Kreps/Hecomovich WSU Large Animal (Beef Cattle) Travel Fund

The distributions from this fund shall be used by the Agricultural Animal Medicine clinical area. Specifically, it will be used to support travel costs for faculty and students visiting off-campus farms and ranches for educational purposes related to beef cattle medicine.

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Dr. Frederic "Pete" Kullenberg Endowment

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Austin E. and Joan E. Larsen Visiting Lecturer in Comparative Biomedical Research Endowment Fund

Austin E. and Joan E. Larsen Distinguished Visiting Lecturer in Comparative Biomedical Research Endowment Fund will provide support for outstanding visiting scientists to the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. The Larsen Visiting Lecturer will present lectures and seminars and meet with and consult with faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The purpose of the fund is to encourage top-quality scientists to come to Washington State University to discuss their research and scholarly activities with Departmental personnel and thereby contribute to the programs of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology. Faculty members at Washington State University are ineligible.

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Dr. Austin Larsen Endowment

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Don and Julia Lee Scholarship Fund

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Edith Strain Lee Memorial Endowed Scholarship

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Henry and Ingeborg Legoll Scholarship Fund

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L. R. and Jewell P. Libby Scholarship Endowment Fund

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Albert Lindstrom Scholarship Fund

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Linear Accelerator in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Linear Accelerator in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital

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Dr. Paul C. Lockhart Memorial Fund

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Louie Excellence Endowment in Veterinary Medicine

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Dan Lowery Animal Well-Being Endowment

The Center for the Study of Animal Well-being generates and disseminates new knowledge aimed at improving the well-being of animals, to enhance the mutual benefits of human-animal interactions and to develop and present educational and public service programs on animal well-being and human-animal interactions.

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Dan Lowery Animal Well-Being Endowment

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Dr. and Mrs. L.E. Ludvigson Scholarship Fund

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Dr. Harold F. Luke Endowment Scholarship

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Myrtle MacLennan Scholarship Endowment

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Dr. Nancy Magnuson Immunology Scholarship

The distributions from this fund shall be used to award scholarships to female undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the immunology field with a focus on infectious disease research or understanding basic immunological mechanisms.

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Pat Magula Endowment

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Louis Mallavia Memorial Endowment in Microbiology

This endowment in memory of Dr. Louis Mallavia is established by friends, colleagues, and former students of his to remember and honor all that he did for the Department of Microbiology as its Chair for five years (1993-98) and as a faculty member, teacher and researcher for 33 years. He mentored more than 30 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. He was cited by the College of Sciences for his role in undergraduate instruction and named 1998 Mortar Board Faculty Member of the Year.

Used for summer support for Microbiology Graduate Students (including travel, equipment, living expenses, research, etc.) and at the discretion of the Chair for the highest of priorities within the department.

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Anthony M. Marchionne and Chance Endowment

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Margin of Excellence Fund

From a scientist needing a new piece of lab equipment that could lead to a breakthrough, or to the purchase of needed diagnostic equipment that might save a pet’s life, funds at the Dean’s discretion can be directed to when and where they are needed most.  Discretionary funds help us meet unexpected challenges and react to critical opportunities. They help to recruit and retain the colleges best faculty minds, train graduate students to be the next generation, hire veterinary technicians, or meet other needs that may not be provided through other sources of funding. Gifts to the Margin of Excellence Fund provide continued support to our faculty, students, and outstanding programs in the college.

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Matthews, Ray and Ruth Endowed Scholarship Fund Ray and Ruth Matthews Endowed Scholarship Fund

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Dr. William and Margaret (Love) McAndrew CVM Student Clubs Endowment Fund

Learn more about William and Margaret McAndrew here.

The distributions from this fund shall be used to support the activities of the Student Chapter of the Christian Veterinary Mission.

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Joseph A. and Vivian A. McCann Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine

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John E. McCoy Memorial Fund

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John E. McCoy Veterinary Student Loan Fund

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Jon A. McCurdy Endowment Scholarship Fund

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Robert B. McEachern Distinguished Professorship in Equine Medicine

This fund shall be used to support an outstanding senior faculty member who makes Washington State University's educational program in equine medicine even stronger by establishing a reputation for quality research in the field.

Currently, this position is held by Dr. Macarena Sanz.

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Lenora McEachran Cat Disease Research Endowment Fund

The income from the Lenora McEachran Cat Disease Research Endowment Fund will provide financial support for the purpose of research on diseases of cats in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology of the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Stan and Lenora McEachran Endowment for Feline Research

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McFadden/Yount Undergraduate Scholarship in Biochemistry and Chemical Biology

Bruce McFadden and Ralph Yount established this scholarship in 2003 as a reflection of their research efforts and the development of biochemistry at Washington State University. As former chairs and professors in the in the Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry they taught hundreds of students and wanted to support them through scholarships.

Scholarship Recipients: Brianna Stanley (2015), Kyle Romine (2015), Denali Kagel(2015), Mitchell Go (2015), Chase Teigen (2016), Celeste Lee (2016), Rachel Crowther (2016), Spencer Wheeler (2016), Chris Collins (2017), Steve Scott (2017), Mikayla Engstrom (2018), Karen Vo (2018), Blake Cohoe (2019, Natalie Sanchez (2019), Cassidy Peru (2019), Ony Chigozie (2019), Owen Canterbury (2019), Amanda Antoch (2019), Alexander Phung (2019), Nathan Michellys (2020), Owen Canterbury (2020), Megan Johnsen (2020), Brianna Lindgren (2020)

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Ed McLeary Distinguished Professorship in Aquatic Animal Health

Funding supports the distinguished professorship position, currently occupied by Dr. Kevin Snekvik

More about the McLeary Distinguished Professorship can be found here

More information about our Aquatic Animal Health Program can be found here.

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MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter Scholarship

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Joseph and Barbara Mendelson Endowment Research Fund in Honor of Their Dog Scout

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Microbiology Development Fund

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Microbiology Student Aid Fund

During the national campus unrest of the 1970s, the bacteriology department under the leadership of Dr. Herb Nakata “invited state legislators, campus administrators, and interested faculty to a series of racial workshops. These led to the development of policies against racism and the establishment of the departmental Student Aid Fund. Initially supported by faculty and graduate students and later by alumni, this first departmental fund assisted majors from financially disadvantaged backgrounds.”  From a Mini- history of the Department of Microbiology at Washington State University by H.M. Nakata, 2001.

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  • Preference to those students with financial need

Scholarship Recipients: Jessica Harris (2010), Kyla Hills (2011), Tiffany Hylkema (2012), Matthew Bremgartner (2013), Paige Blue (2014), Katie Salmon (2015), Megan Francies (2015), Seth Schneider (2016)

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Eleanor Resch Miller Preceptor Fund

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Eleanor Resch Miller Scholarship Fund

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Richard C. and Eleanor Resch Miller Veterinary Bacteriology Teaching Endowment

The income from this fund will provide financial support of the teaching expenses associated with offering bacteriology course(s) to veterinary students in the professionalism curriculum by Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology faculty members of the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Dr. E. Doyle and Mrs. Matilda Montgomery Endowment Fund

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MRI Fundraising Campaign

The WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital is the only place in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada that offers high-field MRI that can accurately diagnose patients large and small. In the last 5 years, more than 2000 animals have received MRI scans. Dogs, cats, horses, bald eagles, grizzly bears, sheep, and even a ferret have received enhanced diagnosis—often lifesaving—with this sophisticated machine. For equine patients, MRI is the best way to accurately diagnose soft tissue injuries in a horse's hoof, tendons, ligaments, and muscles. But after 18 years, its lifespan is quickly approaching its end. For our patients the time to act is now.

More on our MRI Campaign

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Dr. Herbert E. & Pamela A. Mueller Good Samaritan Endowment

The distributions from this fund shall be used to support the care of animals who are either ownerless or whose owners cannot afford to pay for their care due to circumstances beyond their control. Small animals should be given priority when distributing funds. Wild animals (both large and small) may be treated with these funds. And, a teaching opportunity is not a requirement for the use of these funds.

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Dr. Herbert E. and Pamela A. Mueller Good Samaritan Endowment

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Dr. Herbert E. and Pamela A. Mueller Scholarship Endowment

The distributions from this fund shall be used to provide scholarships to students enrolled in the DVM program at WSU. First choice should be to a student interested in small animal medicine.

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Herbert M. Nakata Microbiology Fund

This fund was established in 1993 by the Department of Microbiology to honor Professor Emeritus Herbert M. Nakata. Dr. Nakata served as chair of the microbiology department for 24 years. Under his leadership the department became academically and fiscally strong.

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Scholarship Recipients: Justin Pieper (2010), Tracy Luu (2011), Marie Smith (2012), Alicia Ocasio (2013), James Bonner (2014), Homa Shaarbaf (2015), Marissa Leupold (2016)

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Neuroscience Scholarship Endowment

The income from this fund shall be used to provide one or more scholarships to undergraduate students with a demonstrated interest in Neuroscience, in accordance with the policies of the Neuroscience program.

For more information about the Neuroscience Scholarship Endowment.

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Jarrett W. Newbrey Endowment

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Jay T. Newhall Scholarship

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Nibblet Suveg Veterinary Scholarship

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Robert A. and Winona P. Nilan Graduate Fellowship in Genetics

Dr. Robert Nilan served as the first chair of the Department of Genetics and Cell Biology from 1965-1978 and Dean of the College of Sciences from 1978-1989. His world-wide recognition as a plant geneticist earned him an appointment to the Danish Academy of Science.  He became the first Nilan Distinguished Professor in Barley Research and Education, a position created in his honor by the Washington Barley Commission.

The fund is established to provide fellowships for graduate students in the Department of Genetics and Cell Biology. Major purposes of these fellowships shall be to help attract the most talented students to the Department of Genetics and Cell Biology at WSU and to reward and provide incentive for superior research performance.

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Major A. and Lucy H. Nilson Scholarship Endowment

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Joyeux Noelle Scholarship

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Marvel-Dare Nutting and Audrey D. Dickson Fellowship

Marval-Dare received her Master of Science in Chemistry from Washington State College (now know as WSU) in 1930 before she was 20 years old.  After graduating from WSC, she went on for a Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Rochester. Marval-Dare and her sister Audrey created a legacy at WSU through their wills.

Awarded to Graduate and Undergraduate students in Biochemistry, with a preference going to women.

Scholarship Recipients: Gabby Kahler (2015), Marshall Mitchell (2016), Karen Vo (2017), Casey Burks (2017)

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Lindsay Oaks Microbiology Training Fund

The distributions from this fund shall be used to provide off-campus training opportunities for students enrolled in the Post-DVM Microbiology Training Program.

For more information about the Lindsay Oaks Microbiology Training Fund.

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George Oakshott/North Idaho Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship

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Dr. Robert Olds, DVM Class of '67 Scholarship

We invite you to celebrate one man’s glorious career in veterinary medicine by contributing to a named scholarship that will provide funding for WSU veterinary students to persevere in their studies and complete their educations, helping us graduate talented veterinarians at the caliber of Dr. Olds and Dr. Carvalho well into the future.

Read more about the scholarship here.

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Richard (Butch) Olendorff, Ph.D. Raptor Endowment Fund

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Oncology (Cancer) Development Fund

The oncology service at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, together with surgery, internal medicine, neurology, and radiology services, is committed to unmatched cancer care for companion animals.

Diagnosing and treating a pet with cancer involves a team of specialists including oncologists, internal medicine veterinarians, clinical pathologists, surgeons, and radiologists. At WSU, veterinary students in training are also part of the team caring for your pet.

More about our oncology service can be found here.

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One Health Clinic

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Oncology Development Fund

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Richard W. Osborn Veterinary Medicine Endowment

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Dr. Richard L. Ott Endowment for Graduate Research in Small Animal Medicine

Yearly award in the College of Veterinary Medicine, going to a veterinary graduate student who is actively engaged in small animal medicine research. Recipient is selected by the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Research Committee.

More information about Dr. Ott can be found here.

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Richard L. Ott Endowed Chair in Small Animal Medicine and Research

Funding supports the endowed chair position, currently occupied by Dr. Katrina Mealey.

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John and Ruth Ottmar Memorial Endowment

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Parasite and Wildlife Development Fund

This fund is used for expenses necessary to conduct parasite and wildlife disease research.

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Paul G. Allen School for Global Health Animal & Public Health Research

Diseases that pass between animals and humans are called zoonotic diseases. Recent studies show that up to 75 percent of recently emerging infectious diseases in humans originally came from animals. These include diseases that have made recent news like Ebola, Zika, Middle East respiratory syndrome and avian influenza. Your gift in support of research will help us learn how to detect diseases faster, develop vaccines to prevent the spread of disease, and help save lives.

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Paul G. Allen School for Global Health Global Outreach Fund

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Paul G. Allen School for Global Health Graduate Education Fund

Bringing life sciences, economics, social science, culture, history and ecology together is key for designing global health programs that will improve the lives of animals and people well into the future. Your gift creates opportunities for our graduate students to learn across disciplines and bring that knowledge to local communities.

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Thomas R. Pelley Memorial Fund

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People Pet Partnership

People-Pet Partnership (PPP) is a public service program within the Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. PPP exists to research and educate the public about the human-animal bond and its applications. Just as importantly, the PPP works to promote the humane treatment of companion animals. Contributions to PPP help support research and programs that use animals to improve people's lives in a variety of populations.

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Ronald J. and Sheila S. Pera Endowed Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine

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Pet Memorial Program

The WSU Pet Memorial Program is a way for you to offer meaningful comfort to those who have lost an animal companion or for those who want to make a lasting memorial of their own. Visit the Pet Memorial Program website for more information.

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Dr. Ghery Pettit & Dr. Jack Robinette Surgery Scholarship Fund

Established to honor two outstanding veterinary surgeons for their dedicated service to the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine.

Find more information about the Ghery D. Pettit and Jack D. Robinette Surgery Scholarship.

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Bernard Pinckney, DVM Veterinary Excellence Fund

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Richard Piper Veterinary Pathology Teaching Endowment Fund

The income from the Richard Piper Veterinary Pathology Teaching Endowment fund will provide funds for support of the teaching expenses associated with offering veterinary pathology courses to veterinary students in the professional curriculum by Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University.

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Martin H. Plone Scholarship Fund

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Pogo Scholarship Endowment Fund

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Population Theriogenology Development Fund

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Dr. Robert W. Pratt Endowment

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Program in Individualized Medicine (PrIMe) Development Fund

The WSU Program in Individualized Medicine (PrIMe) improves diagnostics and optimizes treatment for individual patients.  This is the promise of the field of individualized medicine, personalized medicine or precision medicine.

More information about PrIMe can be found here.

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Rabies Free Africa Fund

Rabies is the deadliest zoonotic disease on the planet. Each year more than 60,000 people die from rabies and half are children under the age of 16.  Rabies Free Africa, part of The Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, is working to eliminate rabies with the goal of no humans deaths by 2030. Please join us in our efforts to eliminate rabies worldwide. Learn more about rabies

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Radiology Development Fund

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Evelyn Rainey Endowed Scholarship

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Raptor Rehabilitation Fund

These funds are used for operating expenses, student stipends, research, and other activities in support of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital's program to rehabilitate raptors, treat other wild birds, and further avian medicine, in that order of priority.

You can find more information about our Raptor Rehabilitation Program here.

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Reddy's Fund for Animal Care

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Raymond E. and Verley J. Reed Pathology Graduate Student Award

The earned interest income will be awarded to support departmental graduate student travel to seminars and other appropriate educational meetings.

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Revling Permanent Endowment Fund

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Charles A. Rhodes Endowed Scholarship Fund

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Richland Kennel Club Fund

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Barb Robbins Wildlife Scholarship

Established by faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the college, this scholarship honors Barb Robbins' 35 years of service to veterinary students and education.

For more information about the Barb Robbins Wildlife Scholarship.

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Moses Lake Grant County Humane Society - Ethel Roberge Scholarship

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James T. Roberts Family Scholarship Fund

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Dr. George Ross Endowment for Radiology

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John C. Ross, Vera Ross and Avron J. Ross Medical Microbiology Endowment Fund

John Ross enrolled at Washington State College being awarded a B.S. in Microbiology in 1948 and a M.S. in Microbiology in 1953. He was hired as a research microbiology by the Western Fish Disease Laboratory, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, located in Seattle WA. The lab identified, described and devised treatments for bacterial, viral and parasitological diseases of salmonid fishes, for both hatchery reared and wild stock.

Awarded to Graduate Students pursuing advanced degrees in Microbiology, with a preference to those in the field of Medical Microbiology.

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Dorothy Hamilton Rybock Veterinary Endowed Scholarship

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Salsbury Veterinary Medicine Presidential Scholarship Endowment

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Dr. Ron Sande Scholarship in Radiology Endowment Fund

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SCAVMA General Development Fund

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Mary V. Schindler Equine Research Endowment

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School of Molecular Biosciences Development Fund

Donations made to the School of Molecular Bioscience’s general fund will help support the areas of greatest need as determined by the school’s director. Funds have been used to support travel to meetings, seminar speakers, the annual school retreat, and more.

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Mary Roberts Scott Memorial Scholarship

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Penny Scripps Scholarship Fund

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James L. Seabrandt Memorial Graduate Fellowship in Environmental Microbiology

This graduate fellowship was established in 1998 in memory of James L. Seabrandt by his wife, Bernadine Flufs Seabrandt.  Both Jim and Beradine are graduates of the Department of Bacteriology and Public Health, which changed to the Department of Microbiology and is now the School of Molecular Biosciences, at the then Washington State College (WSC).

Awarded to a Graduate Student pursuing a degree in environmental microbiology with preference to U.S. citizen.

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Seattle Slew Spinal Cord Endowed Research Fund

Named for the 1977 Triple Crown winner, this fund was established to advance research in the diagnosis and treatment of equine spinal cord disease.

For more information about the Seattle Slew Spinal Cord Research Fund.

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John and Cynthia Shackleford Scholarship Fund

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Sheep Producer Research & Education Support Fund

This fund is established for support, through the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, of sheep producer research and education concerning control of certain infectious diseases for the increased global competitiveness of the U.S. Sheep Industry.

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Dr. Bob Shelley Companion Avian Scholarship Endowment Fund

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James J. Sloan Scholarship Fund

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Small Animal Development Fund

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Small Animal Pituitary Surgery Development Fund

This fund supports Small Animal Pituitary Surgery

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Smerdon/Reeves Chromatin-DNA Repair Lecture Fund

The distributions from this fund shall be used to fund a biennial lectureship, the focus of which is concordant with the research areas pioneered by Drs. Smerdon and Reeves.

More information about the lecture fund can be found here.

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Dean H. Smith Excellence Fund

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Marty Smithcors Memorial Endowment Fund

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Dr. Leo Snyder Endowed Memorial Scholarship

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Sonny Angel, Cody Jo and Annie Marie's Gift of Hope Endowment

Established by Bill Johnson in memory of his golden retrievers “Sonny Angel” and “Cody Jo and a friend's dog Annie Marie,” this fund is used to care for sick animals needing life-saving procedures who have no owners or whose owners do not have the means to pay for veterinary care.

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School of Molecular Biosciences Fast-Track to PhD(STARS)

Stars students are exceptional students who will be the future leaders in biomedical and other areas of research.

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Stephen Fodor and Janelle Benoit Graduate Fellowship

Dr. Fodor received his B.S. in Biology in 1978 and M.S. in Biochemistry in 1982 from WSU and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Princeton University.  Dr. Fodor appreciates the mentoring and education he received at WSU, and he continues to maintain strong relationships with Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty. He has received a WSU Alumni Achievement Award, Dec. 1991, and was awarded the WSU College of Sciences Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, Aug. 1999. 

Awarded to a Graduate Student in the School of Molecular Biosciences.

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Ernie and Beryl Stowe Scholarship Endowment

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Jessie Strickler Scholarship

The Jessie Strickler Scholarship was established to support WSU veterinary residents and interns.

Find out more information Jessie Strickler Scholarship.

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Dr. Mark Strother Scholarship Endowment

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Teaching Creativity Endowment

The interest on this endowment will be used to further develop the “Diagnostic Challenges” instructional program and provide funding, usually in partnership with other funding, to develop additional innovative and creative approaches to instruction in the Veterinary Curriculum of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

For more information about Teaching Creativity Endowment.

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Paul & Lynnea Thibodaux Oncology Resident Research Fund in Veterinary Medicine

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Thomas-Bagley Good Samaritan Fund

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Triple R Ranch Agriculture Animal Scholarship Endowment Fund

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Samantha Tula and Buffi Adams Companion Animal Fund

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Two Family Endowment Fund

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Matthew Van Dyke - Class of 1987 Scholarship

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Veterinary Business, Management and Financial Literacy Fund

The principal of this Fund shall be used to:

- Support speakers for VM 591 Veterinary Practice Management
- Support travel and senior rotation related expenses for Fourth Year Veterinary Practice Business Evaluation visits (rooms, food, travel, copying, etc)
- Support special learning experiences/speakers for the Student Financial Literacy offerings
- Support access to business training for faculty and access to veterinary business training modules and materials that may be forth coming in the future.
- Support other college activities similar to those mentioned above.

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Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory Fund

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Veterinary Clinical Sciences Development Fund

This fund supports the Department of Clinical Sciences, which includes the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

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Veterinary Medicine Development Fund

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Veterinary Medicine Student Relief Fund

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Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology Research Development Fund

This development fund will be utilized to support and enhance the research of faculty of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology. Research is a fundamental component of the Department's mission in the three areas of teaching, research, and service.

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Veterinary Teaching Hospital Operating Endowment

Because of you, we save lives every day at WSU’s Veterinary
Teaching Hospital.  Your gift helps a dog learn to walk again. A horse
receives surgery and go on to win another barrel race.  Or you help save
a beloved animal’s life from cancer. 

Learn more about the Veterinary Teaching Hospital

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Dr. Arturs Vitums Endowed Scholarship in Veterinary Anatomy

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VMP Graduate Student Support Fund

This fund is established for support of graduate students in the department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology.

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Lulu I. Vogel Veterinary Medicine Fund

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Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Development Fund

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Donald R. Weldin, DVM and Carol Weldin Endowment

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Donald R. Weldin, DVM Research Endowment Fund

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Richard B. Wescott, DVM Scholarship Fund

Related pages:

Richard Wescott Clinical Teaching Scholars

Richard B. Wescott Parasitology Teaching Fund

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Richard B. Wescott Parasitology Teaching Fund

The income from this fund shall be used to significantly enhance the quality of instruction of parasitology in the veterinary curriculum by providing enhancements of equipment, supplies, specimens and other teaching materials for the veterinary parasitology course.

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Wild Sheep Foundation Development Fund

This fund is established for support of the Rocky Crate D.V.M. and Wild Sheep Foundation Endowed Chair in Wild Sheep Research.

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Wildlife and Exotics Support Fund

VTH Wildlife and Exotics Support Fund

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Williams Family Endowment

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Elizabeth W. "Betty" Wilson Scholarship

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Howard L. and E. Anne Wright Scholarship

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WSU Veterinary Heritage Scholarship Fund

This fund supports tomorrow's veterinarians by providing scholarships to offset the rising cost of education.

More information about the Heritage Scholarship Fund can be found here.

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Washington State Veterinary Medical Association Past President's Scholarship Fund

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Patricia C. and Eugene E. Youngman Endowed Science Scholarship

Pat (Chamber) Youngman grew up near Yakima, Washington, during the Depression. A $500 inheritance from her grandfather made the dream of a college education into reality for Pat. Pat and Gene met at WSU and were married the same week they graduated in 1943:  Pat with a BS in Bacteriology and Public Health, and Gen with a Bachelor’s degree in Business. Gene began a life career with General Mills in Spokane, with various transfers until they settled in Palo Alto, California. As the family moved, Pat worked as a hospital medical technician, bacteriologist for Darigold, VA medical technician, and doctor’s assistant. Gene died in 1976. Pat moved to Anacortes and became instrumental in the propagation of wild plants at the WSU Mount Vernon Research and Extension Center. Pat passed away in February 2010.

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Scholarship Recipients: Tiffany Hylkema (2012), Paige Blue (2013), Jennifer Campbell (2013), Christina Beckwith (2014), Nicholas Howard (2014), Erin Aguero (2014), Seth Schneider (2015), Christina Beckwith (2015), Margaux McBirney (2016), Kristin Scott (2016), Kristin Scott (2017), Elizabeth Rice-Reynolds (2017), Zachary Howard (2017), Anna Wood (2017), Zachary Howard (2018), Courtney Klappenbach (2018), Henry Harrison (2018), Blake Cohoe (2018), Davis Poppe (2018), Brooke Barton (2019), Henry Harrison (2019), Alexandra Belohlavek (2019), Sean Thompson (2019), Brett Baerlocher (2019), Ezra Mead (2020), Kylie Butler (2020), Sean Thompson (2020)


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Peter A. Zornes Memorial Neuroscience Scholarship

Distributions from this Fund shall be used to support a junior or senior student who is already a declared neuroscience major. The student must submit an essay that addresses:

  1. Their research interests and/or expectations
  2. Evidence of being a self-starter and attentive to detail
  3. Evidence of being goal oriented
  4. Evidence of being compassionate and enthusiastic
  5. Evidence of being a well-rounded individual with multiple interests
  6. Evidence of community and school involvement
  7. The student must also submit two letters of reference.

For more information about the Peter A. Zornes Memorial Neuroscience Scholarship.

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