Veterinary Research Scholars Program

College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO.
Type Academic Enrichment, Basic Science Research, Clinical Research


  • an intensive research experience to include state-of-the-art experimental methodology.
  • weekly topics course that gives a broad exposure to biomedical sciences.
  • social events to foster interaction and sense of community.
  • an opportunity to attend and present at the National NIH-Merial Symposium at the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C.
  • interactive field trips and social events with scholars of the Oklahoma State Veterinary Research Scholars Program
  • field trips to local and regional research institutions


  • completed at least one year of Veterinary School, have been accepted into Veterinary School or are part of an MU guaranteed admissions program (Pre-Vet or Ag Scholar)
  • are interested in exploring research
  • maintained a GPA of 2.5 or better
  • are not currently enrolled in a DVM/PhD or DVM/MS program

More Information

Dr. Craig Franklin
Program Co-Director and Contact
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Voice: 573-882-6623
Fax: 573-884-7521