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K9 Carts 2015 Annual Scholarship

Scholarship Details

K9 Carts is dedicated to serving handicapped dogs & cats worldwide and changing the lives for you and your pets through the miracle of mobility. Since the mid-1970s, K9 Carts has been dedicated to serving mobility impaired pets and their owners. Now, we are looking to inspire the next generation of animal lovers by sponsoring a $1000 scholarship for students entering the field of Veterinary Medicine.


Entry Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2015 at Midnight
Recipient will be notified September 15, 2015
Number of Winners: 1
Minimum GPA Require­ment: 2.50
Eligible Fields of Study: Veterinary Medicine or related field.
Eligible Schools: Any accredited university or college in the U.S.
Eligible Grades: Students enrolled in a Veterinary Medicine or related program for Fall 2015.

Application Instructions

Please response to one of the essay questions and email your essay as a PDF to with the following information on the cover page:

  • Name
  • School
  • Year in School
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number

Please name your file as:

  • lastname-firstname-essay1.pdf (for Essay #1)
  • lastname-firstname-essay2.pdf (for Essay #2)

Please complete the short survey linked here (survey will NOT be used in selecting a winner, but is required.)

Essay Questions

Please answer one of the following essay questions. Essays should be no more than 3 pages.

Essay 1

How has technology changed the landscape of veterinary medicine (or related fields) in the last 10 years? What new or emerging technology do you think will have a profound impact on the field, whether in the classroom or in the field?

Essay 2

The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program encourages public health veterinarians to work in under-served areas of the country by paying off up to $25,000 annually in student loan debts. What other ways or incentives could be used to encourage vets to work in under-served areas of the country? What hurdles would your solution face?

Yes Please! No Thanks.