CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its commitment to increasing diversity in the veterinary profession, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) is pleased to announce the expansion of the Ross Vet Articulation Partner Scholarship initiative for Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Historically Black Universities and Colleges (HBCUs).
The scholarships, which are available to students who intend to begin the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM) program in the 2021-22 academic year, are offered through a growing number of partnerships that now include Saint Peter’s University, an HSI, and University of Maryland Eastern Shore, an HBCU. RUSVM, which is part of workforce solutions provider Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), now has six articulation partners to date with HSIs and HBCUs.
“By partnering with institutions and organizations that serve a diverse population of students, we can not only create career opportunities for underserved students, but also improve representation in the communities they go on to serve,” said Dean of RUSVM Sean Callanan, MVB, CERTVR, MRCVS, PHD, FRCPATH, DIPLECVP.
At RUSVM, more than 30% of students enrolled last year identified as a person of color, compared to about 20% nationally as reported by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges1. Click here to read the full story: https://www.adtalem.com/newsroom/press-releases/ross-university-school-of-veterinary-medicine-announces-expansion-of-scholarship-initiative-to-further-strengthen-pipeline-of-diverse-students
About Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine: http://veterinary.rossu.edu
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