Undergraduate student applicants must have completed at least 2 years (60 semester or 90 quarter hours) of a 4-year pre-veterinary medicine or other biomedical science curriculum. Graduate student applicants must have completed not more than 1 full academic year of study in veterinary medicine. Awards up to $7500 per year for undergraduate studies, up to $15000 for graduate studies. Benefits include paid employment during summers and school breaks, possible full-time employment with APHIS upon successful completion of the program with a D.V.M. degree, training and other work requirements.