AKC Humane Fund | John D. Spurling Scholarship Now Open to Students

AKC Humane Fund | John D. Spurling Scholarship Now Open to Students

AKC HUMANE FUND | JOHN D. SPURLING SCHOLARSHIP NOW OPEN TO STUDENTS INTERESTED IN RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP

 Applications Due By June 15th

WHAT: The AKC Humane Fund, Inc, is pleased to announce that applications for the John D. Spurling, O.B.E. Scholarship are now open. The Fund will award five scholarships, at $2,000 each, payable as tuition assistance to accredited institutions where students are enrolled in courses of study focusing on the care of pets.

Scholarships are intended for students with excellent academic records and community experience with responsible pet ownership.

This scholarship will provide funds for students who are pursuing educational programs that include responsible pet ownership in their curricula, including:

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Pet Physical Therapy
  • Animal Care
  • Animal Behavior
  • Grooming
  • Training

WHERE: Applications can be found at www.akchumanefund.org

AKC Humane Fund | John D. Spurling Scholarship Now Open to Students

  • Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization, which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and mixed breed dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Dog. For more information, visit www.akc.org. AKC, American Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club seal and design, and all associated marks and logos are trademarks, registered trademarks and service marks of The American Kennel Club, Inc.

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