Financial Aid Endowed Scholarships

New applicants and current students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance. Awards are based on demonstrated financial need and are administered through the Office of Financial Aid.

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is grateful to the individuals and organizations that have established the scholarships listed below which provide significant resources for student financial aid.

George I. Alden Scholarship Fund
Established in 1986 to provide assistance to deserving veterinary students.
Anna Anderson Scholarship Fund
Established by the Estate of Anna Anderson for Massachusetts residents with an interest in small animals and or wildlife.
Elizabeth Anne Baldwin Scholarship Fund
Established in 2002 by the Estate of Elizabeth Anne Baldwin to provide scholarship assistance to women students concentrating in small animal medicine.
Helen Carey Bowman Scholarship Fund
Established in 1994 by the Estate of Helen Carey Bowman to benefit financially needy students.
Dr. Hermon Carey Bumpus Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2008, the gift honors the memory of the fifth President of Tufts University, Dr. Hermon C. Bumpus. The fund will provide scholarship support for students in good academic standing at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
Margaret Carlsson Scholarship Fund
Established in 1986 by the Estate of Margaret L. Carlsson to aid students in the DVM degree program with preference given to residents of Connecticut.
Cats, Plain and Fancy Scholarship Fund
Established in 1986 for veterinary students who have demonstrated an interest in and commitment to feline medicine.
Rosamond Darby A. Chambers Scholarship Fund
Established in 1994 by Mary B. Chambers Mehri in memory of her mother, Rosamond Darby Chambers, to provide scholarship assistance to veterinary students.
Irene Heald Craig Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2008 by a bequest from the Estate of Irene H. Craig, the fund provides scholarships for students enrolled at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine who have successfully completed their first year of veterinary studies.
Marilyn Fels Scholarship Fund
Established in 1996 by Marilyn T. Fels to provide scholarship assistance to qualified students for each of the four years of their veterinary education. Preference is given to residents of Worcester County, Massachusetts, whose primary interest is feline medicine.
John F. and Georgia O'Neill Flagg Scholarship Fund for Wildlife Medicine
Established in 1994 by Dr. and Mrs. John F. Flagg to provide scholarship assistance to veterinary students who have expressed an interest and career goal in wildlife medicine.
Camilla Warren Gardiner Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 1979 by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel D. Warren to provide scholarship assistance to enrolled veterinary students.
Anne Kimball Garland Scholarship Fund
Established in 1994 to provide scholarship assistance to deserving veterinary students.
Bernice C. and James M. Greeley Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by bequest in 2008, the fund provides scholarships for needy and deserving students at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
Allyn and Zelda Guilmartin Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2001, the fund provides the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine with scholarship assistance to veterinary students who have an interest in small animal medicine. The endowment reflects Allyn and Zelda Guilmartin's affection for animals and their respect for students choosing a career in veterinary medicine.
The Edward P. Hamilton Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2006 under the will of Edward P. Lee to benefit a student or students at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine interested in the practice of large animal medicine, with preference given to students from West Haven and New Haven, Connecticut; otherwise preference given to students from Connecticut.
Charles D. Havens Scholarship Fund
Established in 2002 in memory of Charles Havens, A69 by his friends and Unum, Inc. colleagues, to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students.
Bertha and Louise Hill Scholarship Fund
Established in 1996 under the will of Louise Hill to provide scholarship assistance to veterinary students.
Saralee F. Irwin Scholarship Fund
Established in 1992 under the will of longtime veterinary school employee and friend Saralee Irwin to provide scholarship assistance to students with an interest in feline or wildlife medicine. The scholarship fund received a generous additional gift in 1997 from Ronald Foulis, Saralee Irwin's brother, in honor of John Berry.
Harry and Anahid Karnik Scholarship Fund
Established in 2003 by Nadia Karnik in memory of her parents, Harry and Anahid Karnik, to provide scholarship assistance to deserving third and fourth-year students, with preference for Massachusetts residents.
Elizabeth H. Kaufman Scholarship Fund
Established in 1979 by Elizabeth Horn Kaufman to provide scholarship assistance to deserving veterinary students, with preference for students from Maine.
Murray Koblenzer Scholarship Fund
Established in 1997 by the Estate of Murray Koblenzer to provide scholarship assistance to veterinary students.
The Christopher Lee Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2006 under the will of Edward P. Lee to benefit students at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, with preference given to students from Connecticut, particularly West Haven or New Haven.
Edward and Jacqueline Lee Scholarship Fund
Established in 2005 under the will of Edward P. Lee to provide scholarships to veterinary students with a preference for residents of Connecticut, particularly West Haven or New Haven.
Norman J. MacLeod Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2004 by Norman J. MacLeod to provide scholarships to third or fourth-year students. Recipients must qualify for financial aid and have strong academic records.
Cecile A. Mallett Scholarship Fund
Established in 1987 by the Estate of Cecile A. Mallett to provide scholarships to veterinary students.
Kenneth C. Morris, V85, Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 2006 by members of the Tufts veterinary class of 1985 in memory of their classmate and colleague, Ken Morris. The endowment commemorates Ken's charismatic and fun-loving nature, which helped to build camaraderie and lasting friendships among classmates. The fund will provide scholarship support each year to veterinary students in need of financial assistance.
Pauline M. Nickerson Scholarship Fund
Established in 1996 by Pauline M. Nickerson to provide scholarship assistance to veterinary students.
Richard J. Phelps Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1996 by Richard J. Phelps to provide scholarship assistance to veterinary students.
Lola M. Preston Scholarship Fund
Established in 1994 under the will of Lola Preston to provide scholarship assistance to veterinary students, with preference given to residents of New Hampshire.
Peter L. Rhulen Scholarship Fund
Established in 1981 to provide scholarship assistance to deserving DVM students.
Dr. John J. Sacco Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 1988 by Mrs. Edith L. Sacco in memory of her husband, Dr. John J. Sacco, to provide scholarship assistance to needy third-year or fourth-year veterinary students, with preference given to students intending to pursue a career in small animal medicine.
Salsbury Endowment Fund for Veterinary Medicine Scholarships
Established in 1985 by the Dr. J. E. Salsbury Foundation to provide scholarships for fourth-year veterinary students.
Dr. Joseph R. Spies Wildlife Scholarship Fund
Established in 1992 by noted author and photographer Joseph Spies to assist deserving veterinary students interested in a career in wildlife medicine.
Tauber Scholarship Fund
Established in 2008 to provide financial aid to encourage and support deserving Cummings School students pursuing a DVM degree.
Hyman S. Trilling, A28, Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1993 to provide financial aid to Tufts University Students across schools with a portion to support deserving veterinary students.
Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England Fund
Established in 1997 by the Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England (formerly the MVMA Scholarship Fund for New England) to provide scholarships to deserving veterinary students from New England.
Edythe Eastman Weymouth Scholarship Fund
Established in 1993 by the Estate of Edythe Eastman Weymouth to provide scholarship assistance to veterinary students.
Charles E. and Barbara H. Wilcox Scholarship
Established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Wilcox to provide scholarship assistance to deserving veterinary students.
Shirley Shattuck Windsor Scholarship Fund
Established in 2001 by the Shirley Shattuck Windsor Charitable Trust to provide scholarship assistance to deserving veterinary students, with priority given to students who were Massachusetts residents before enrolling, and are considered likely to pursue a career in small animal medicine.