October 2, 2023


Merck Animal Health awards US$90,000 in scholarships to future veterinarians



Merck Animal Health has awarded a total of US$90,000 in scholarships to 18 aspiring bovine veterinary students, marking a significant educational initiative carried out in partnership with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), Ag Daily reported.


The recipients of these prestigious scholarships were chosen based on their academic accomplishments, career aspirations, practical experience, and their deep-seated passion for the field of veterinary medicine.


The official scholarship award ceremony took place at the 2023 AABP Annual Conference, which unfolded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from September 21 to September 23.


Dr Justin Welsh, executive director of Livestock Technical Services at Merck Animal Health, expressed the company's immense pride in recognising these outstanding veterinary students, emphasising their pivotal role in shaping the future of the veterinary sector and the cattle industry.


He said that these exemplary students embody the company's unconditional commitment to cattle care, as well as the company's mission to advance the Science of Healthier Animals.


Dr Fred Gingrich II, executive director of AABP, underlined the value of their talents and skills, which will significantly contribute to the veterinary profession as they embark on their careers. Dr Gingrich also extended heartfelt gratitude to Merck Animal Health for their unwavering partnership and support, which bolsters the prospects of the next generation of leaders in the field.


-      Ag Daily

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