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Awards & Scholarships

Graduate Student/Resident ACVP Travel Awards
Recipients will be awarded a grant to help defray costs associated with attending the ACVP Annual Meeting. Submission of a poster or platform presentation at the Annual Meeting is required. Please note that receipt of an ACVP travel award does not imply that an abstract will be accepted for a presentation at the meeting. Nominees must currently be enrolled in a full-time veterinary pathology residency program and/or graduate program in veterinary pathology or a related discipline in the U.S. or Canada, and have a demonstrated interested in ACVP board certification. Application packets should be submitted by July 1.

Diagnostic Pathology Travel Award
The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) encourage trainees in veterinary pathology to participate in the annual meetings of both organizations. The ACVP Diagnostic Pathology Travel Award is available to graduate students and/or residents in veterinary pathology for participation in the annual meeting of the AAVLD.

Casey Scholarship
The Harold W. Casey Scholarship Award annually recognizes and rewards an outstanding individual training in pathology and striving to achieve ACVP certification.

Young Investigator Award
Awards are given at the ACVP Annual Meeting to young investigators, primarily veterinarians in pathology training programs, with the highest quality abstracts and poster presentations on experimental or naturally occurring disease.

William Inskeep II Scholarship Award
The William Inskeep II Scholarship Award has been established by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) to recognize a veterinary student attending the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences who has an interest in pursuing a career in veterinary pathology.

Charles Capen Student Travel Award in Experimental Pathology
The Charles Capen Student Travel Award recognizes Dr. Charles Capen and his legacy as a researcher, teacher, and mentor to the veterinary and toxicologic pathology communities spanning more then four decades.  Dr. Capen was recognized worldwide as an exceptional leader in veterinary and biomedical research.  He was a highly regarded mentor to graduate students and postdoctoral scientists.  His students are now leaders throughout academia, government, and industry and have contributed significantly to his reputation as an outstanding teacher and research mentor. The International Academy of Toxicologic Pathology ( funds the award in the amount of $750 which can be used by the recipient for travel or registration costs to attend the Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.

Additional Internship/Externship and Training Grant Opportunities
This list of educational and training opportunities outside of ACVP sponsorship targets various educational levels.

Additional Information on Careers in Veterinary Pathology
Please visit to receive a personalized look at various careers in the field of Veterinary Pathology. Or request an informational CD to get a detailed prospective on the many career paths that available to Veterinary Pathologists. To request a CD, please email Wendy Coe at

ACVP/STP Coalition
To address the growing deficit of veterinary pathologists in industry, academia and government, the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and the Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) have formed a coalition tasked with increasing the training opportunities in veterinary pathology. The success of this industry-academia-government collaborative effort is critical for serving the needs of the biomedical community while serving as a model for other research-oriented specialties with similar shortages of highly qualified specialists.