Externship Awards

Thanks to the geneoristy of our partners, Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida is proud to offer two separate externship awards for deserving junior or senior UF veterinary students. These awards highlight vet students who have committed the time to gain critical hands-on experience in the fields of shelter medicine or spay/neuter techniques, enhancing their career paths and helping shelter animals in the process.

We would like to thank Maddie’s Fund® and a generous donor for the incredible support that makes these externship awards possible. Thank you!


Boris Externship Award

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program offers the Boris Externship Award to deserving junior and senior veterinary students at the University of Florida. This award is open to students participating in both shelter medicine and spay.neuter externships. This award is provided through the generous support of a donor. Thank you!

Learn more about the Boris Externship Award

Cat Depot Externship Award

We are grateful to a donor for generously sponsoring this externship award at Cat Depot in Sarasota, Florida. Thank you!

Learn more about the Cat Depot Externship Award