Press release: AAFP
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and EveryCat Health Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 joint scholarships for a feline clinical practice and feline clinical research scientist.
Amanda Diaz, a third-year veterinary student at Colorado State University, receives the 2022 clinical research scientist scholarship, and Alison Legett, a doctoral candidate at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, receives the 2022 feline clinical practice award. Selections were made based on academic achievement, financial need, leadership and a dedication to feline veterinary medicine.
“We are proud to support these exceptional students on their journey to elevate feline medicine and well-being,” said Heather O’Steen, CEO of the AAFP. “These scholarships will help Amanda and Alison further their education and fulfill their passion for treating feline patients.”
“Amanda and Alison represent the best qualities we were looking for amongst the candidate pool,” said Jackie Ott Jaakola, executive director of EveryCat Health Foundation. “The passion for feline healthcare they share is inspirational.”