Financial Aid Loan Programs

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.

Chester C. and Jean Ferry Davis Memorial Fund
Established in 1981 by the late Chester C. Davis to provide financial assistance, in the form of loans, to students who are residents of New York State and who intend to practice large animal medicine in New York State.
Oliver and Jennie R. Donaldson Charitable Trust Student Loan Fund
Established in 1982 to provide financial assistance, in the form of loans, to deserving students.
Henry and Lois Foster Scholarship Loan Fund
Established in 1986 by Dr. and Mrs. Henry Foster to provide financial assistance, in the form of loans, to deserving veterinary students.
Lewis Family Loan Fund
Established in 1991 by Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Lewis, A62, A92P, A95P, to provide financial assistance, in the form of loans, to veterinary students.
Massachusetts Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Student Loan Fund
Provides student loans to assist Massachusetts veterinary students.
Pauline M. Nickerson Emergency Student Loan Fund
Established in 1992 by Pauline M. Nickerson to provide short-term bridge loans to students experiencing cash flow difficulties.
Edith H. Overly Student Loan Fund
Established in 1987 by Edith H. Overly to provide financial assistance, in the form of loans, to deserving veterinary students.