Scholarship recipients will be announced June 1st. 
Winner(s) are notified via email.  
Scholarships are paid directly to the school. 

Submit completed applications to:
Charles Shelton Foundation, Inc
P.O. Box 2539
Waldorf, MD 20604

Incomplete and late submissions will be disqualified.  

ANNUAL

SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE

April 30th

(must be postmarked by April 15th)

INFORMATION

The Charles Shelton Foundation provides two non-renewable $2,000 award offered annually. 

Once the scholarship recipients have enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education and submitted proof of enrollment to the sponsor, the scholarships will be awarded in the form of a check made payable to the institution attended by the scholarship recipient.

The scholarship recipient must submit proof of enrollment on or before 31 August.  The scholarship is awarded in split disbursements (1 September and 1 January). In the event of a tie, the scholarship will be split between the top two applicants.  

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and provide an official copy of your transcript in a sealed envelope

 

  • African-American graduating HS senior, current college student or returning college student.

 

  • Must be a legal U.S. resident

 

  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia

 

  • Complete the Veterinary Scholarship Form

 

  • Provide two professional references from Professors that speak directly to your experience in Veterinary Medicine or Technology. One letter should be from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professor.  

 

  • Provide proof of full-time enrollment in a college or university

 

  • Additional Requirements

    • High School Requirements

      • Two professional references that speak to your experience in veterinary medicine. One must be from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professor. 

      • Proof of full-time enrollment in a college or university.

      • A minimum of 500-750 words answering the following question:

        • Laboratory animal medicine and research are conducted to advance the field of human and veterinary medicine. Discuss the pros and cons of administering treatments to advance medical science but may cause pain or discomfort to research animals. 

    • Post-Secondary Requirements

      • Two professional references that speak to your experience in veterinary medicine. One must be from your current veterinary college. 

      • Proof of full-time enrollment in an accredited veterinary college. 

      • 1500 words 

      • A minimum of 1500 answering the following question:

        • Laboratory animal medicine and research are conducted to advance the field of human and veterinary medicine. Discuss the pros and cons of administering treatments to advance medical science but may cause pain or discomfort to research animals? 

 

  • Resume (include achievements, honors, community service and school involvement).

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P.O. Box 2539 Waldorf, MD 20604