The Dr. A. Harris Mosher Award Dr. Mosher obtained his veterinary degree in 1962 at the University of Pennsylvania. He then began working towards his PhD in pathology while in the army. He completed is PhD at the University of Connecticut in 1968. He began a career which started at Merck and culminated when he retired in 1998 as chief veterinary pathologist at McNeil Laboratory. Dr. Mosher passed in 2014; his family has graciously created this generous award in his honor.
This annual award of $8000 is to be given to an individual pursuing an advanced degree or board accreditation in Veterinary Pathology. Applicants can be senior students in an AVMA accredited veterinary school who have been accepted into a veterinary pathology residency, veterinarians who are currently in a pathology residency or individuals who are pursuing a doctorate in veterinary pathology.
The program must be in the USA, its territories or Canada. Preference will be given to individuals with a history of New England residency. The program must be in the USA, its territories or Canada. Preference will be given to individuals with a history of New England residency. The application deadline is February 1 of the year in which the award is given.
To apply for this scholarship, the student must submit:
Mosher Scholarship Application (included here),
Two references, one from a faculty member of their current veterinary school or residency program and one from a veterinarian in private practice (Forms included here),
Official Transcripts from all completed veterinary school semesters and proof of acceptance into an accredited veterinary pathology residency / PhD program or proof of good standing in residency program / PhD program if appropriate.
Essay - Please write a short essay describing your personal goals and aspirations in the field of veterinary pathology. How do you see yourself contributing to the quality of veterinary medicine in New England? Essays should be typed and 500-1000 words