GVMA Foundation

GVMA Foundation Grants and Scholarships


The GVMA Foundation awards a variety of grants and scholarships to students in Georgia. The purpose in all of these efforts is to promote the veterinary medical profession and encourage young people to consider a career in the field.

The GVMA Foundation awards a variety of scholarships to students at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine each year.
     • Dr. J. T. Mercer Scholarship
     • Dr. Dilmus Blackmon Scholarship
     • Dr. Paul Hoffman Scholarship
     • Dr. John McCormack Scholarship
     • Dr. David J. Wilhelm Memorial Scholarship


High School Level
 Awarded at State Congress meetings

          • Georgia 4-H Dog Care Training Project
          • Georgia 4-H Veterinary Science Project
          • Georgia FFA Dairy Production Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award
          • Georgia FFA Dairy Production Placement Proficiency Award

 Veterinary Technician Scholarships
 Awarded by the schools

          • 2 $250 scholarships Athens Technical School Veterinary Technician Program
          • 2 $250 scholarships Fort Valley Technical University Veterinary Technician Program
          • 2 $250 scholarships Gwinnett Technical School Veterinary Technician Program
          • 2 $250 scholarships Ogeechee Technical School Veterinary Technician Program