Dr. Howard Hochman Zoological Scholarship

$2,000
2 winners, $1,000 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
4
Application Deadline
Feb 1, 2023
Winners Announced
Apr 24, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school or undergraduate student
Field of Study:
Zoology or veterinary sciences
Education Level:
Field of Study:
High school or undergraduate student
Zoology or veterinary sciences

Dr. Howard Hochman was a passionate veterinarian who worked at the Connecticut Beardsley Zoo for nearly fifty years. He enjoyed working at his private practice, Brookside Veterinary Clinic in Bridgeport, Connecticut where he treated small animals as well as birds and exotics for over 30 years.

Last year, Dr. Howard passed away at the age of 90. Despite his age, Howard was still working because of his lifelong passion for animals as well as his love for teaching everyone he met. 

This scholarship aims to honor the life of Dr. Howard Hochman by supporting students who share his passion for animals. 

Any high school or undergraduate student who has at least a 3.0 GPA and plans to pursue a career in zoology or veterinary sciences may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us about your passion for animals, how you plan to impact the animal world, and how your major involves animals.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published June 29, 2022
$2,000
2 winners, $1,000 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
4
Application Deadline
Feb 1, 2023
Winners Announced
Apr 24, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Please share your passion for animals and where it stemmed from.

How do you plan to make a positive impact in the animal world?

What is your major and how does it involve animals?

400–600 words