Mildred Ryan Disher Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $6,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Mar 1, 2023

This scholarship was made possible through the generosity of Mildred Ryan Disher who directed that a portion of her estate be used to establish a fund at the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region to provide scholarships for students entering the field of veterinary science.


Graduating high school seniors who reside in the Fox Cities (Appleton, Freedom, Kaukauna, Menasha, Neenah; towns of Buchanan, Clayton, Grand Chute, Greenville, Harrison, Kaukauna, Menasha, Neenah, Vandenbroek, and villages of Combined Locks, Hortonville, Kimberly, Little Chute and Sherwood) and are pursuing a career in veterinary science. Financial need will be taken into consideration.

Award Amount:

Number of awards may vary. University award amount is $1,500 per year renewable for up to four years (total $6,000) to a student attending a four-year college or university in a pre-veterinary program of study.

Technical college award is $1,000 per year renewable for up to two years (total $2,000) to a student attending a technical college in a two-year veterinary science program.


Recipients are selected each spring by the Mildred Ryan Disher Scholarship Selection Committee within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region.

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