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2020-2021 Vet Tech Scholarships

**The application period for the 2020-2021 scholarships has ended and winners have been selected. Please check back in early 2021 for information on scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year.**

Well-trained, compassionate veterinary technicians are an integral part of any veterinary hospital. That’s why Embrace Pet Insurance is offering three $1,000 Veterinary Technician Student Scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year.


  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have a GPA over 3.0
  • Employees of Embrace Pet Insurance and their immediate family members are not eligible
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be enrolled in a veterinary technician program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
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Application Requirements

  • 500-word essay on why you want to work in the veterinary field and how your work will make a difference for the pet population in your area
  • Recent transcripts and proof of enrollment in an accredited veterinary technician program

How to Apply

Complete the essay and compile the required documents (transcripts and proof of enrollment) before starting the application. Next, fill out the application form and attach all documents as PDFs before submitting. You may only apply once per application period. Only completed submissions provided via the online form are eligible. All submissions become the property of Embrace Pet Insurance.  

No purchase necessary. Subject to scholarship Terms & Conditions.

Important Dates

Applications accepted: Starting March 1, 2020
Application deadline: June 15, 2020
Winner notification: July 15, 2020
Winners announced: August 14, 2020

Selection Process

Essays, volunteer experience, and academic qualification will be reviewed by Embrace’s scholarship selection panel. Essay submissions will be judged on creativity as well as use of proper grammar and spelling. Winning applicants will be notified by July 15, 2020. Scholarship funds will be awarded once enrollment for 2020-2021 school year is confirmed and a short bio and photo are provided. The winning applicants are responsible for complying with any IRS regulations for receiving scholarships which can be viewed at the IRS website. Winners will be published here by August 14, 2020.

Check out our 2019-2020 winners here.

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Pet health insurance is administered by Embrace Pet Insurance Agency, LLC and underwritten by one of the licensed insurers of American Modern Insurance Group, Inc., including American Modern Home Insurance Company d/b/a in CA as American Modern Insurance Company (Lic. No 2222-8), and American Southern Home Insurance Company. Coverage is subject to policy terms, conditions, limitations, exclusions, underwriting review, and approval, and may not be available for all risks or in all states. Rates and discounts vary, are determined by many factors, and are subject to change. Wellness Rewards is offered as a supplementary, non-insurance benefit administered by Embrace Pet Insurance Agency in the United States. © 2020 American Modern Insurance Group, Inc.  Wellness Rewards not available in Rhode Island.