Southern Arizona Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Gary Bird Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Gary Bird was a veterinarian in Tucson, Arizona and a long time board member of the Southern Arizona Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA). He exemplified the best of the veterinary profession. He had compassion for animals and was an excellent scientist and clinician. He was humble and always strived to learn more and be the best he could be. He valued and honored his family, community, and profession.

Two scholarships of $1,000.00 each will be awarded annually at the discretion of the SAVMA Board of Directors. The qualifying student must 
1.be an Arizona resident
2.have attended the University of Arizona, and 
3.be enrolled in their first year of a post-graduate veterinary medical program at an AVMA accredited veterinary medical school.  

Applications are reviewed and scholarships awarded by the Southern Arizona Veterinary Medical Association Board of Directors. 


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