About the Scholarship

The Oxbow Animal Health association awards the Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship to provide financial support to high school senior graduates who intend to pursue a career in the field of companion animal industry.

The students who are planning to enroll in a study program related animal nutrition, animal health, publishing, marketing, and pet food manufacturing are awarded the scholarship as these are the upcoming career options across the world.


Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship Awards

The scholarship recipients are awarded an amount of $500 in order to meet the college tuition and fees while pursuing a study program in the eligible fields.


Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship Application

The applicant must be a Nebraskan high school senior graduate student.

The applicants must complete the application form available on the official website of the association and submit the following supporting documents to the scholarship committee.

  • A personal statement based on the interests and activities of the student.

  • Two letters of reference.

  • An essay of 300-500 words based on why the student intends to pursue a career in the field of choice.


Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship Application Deadline

The application along with the required documents must be postmarked and sent to the scholarship committee by 2nd March. Any applications received past the deadline will be considered invalid.

The eligible recipients of the Animal Interest Scholarship will be announced by 1st May.


Eligibility Criteria

  • A completed application

  • A resume stating acivities and job experience

  • Two letters of reference

  • Applicant should be a high school senior from Nebraska

  • An essay of 300-500 expressing interest in pet industry or animal health