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The TarTan Gordon Setter Club, Inc. has applications available for scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. The primary recipient will receive a minimum $750.00 scholarship award.

Applicant requirements:
• Owns a Gordon Setter

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• Is the child or spouse of someone who owns a Gordon Setter
• Will be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited institution of higher learning for the 2022-2023 academic year
• Major field of study shall be related to Animal Sciences (including, but not limited to:

veterinary, zoology, wildlife management, ecology, behavioral science, etc.) or
Comparative Medicine (including, but not limited to: microbiology, pathology, biotechnology, genomics, molecular genetics, etc.)

The application can be downloaded here.

or is available from: TarTan GSC Inc.
c/o Ginette Desrosiers 32 Baggs Hill Rd.
Granby, MA 01033-9508
(413)467-7919; cell (413)885-6339


Previous applicants/recipients may apply. Applications must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2022. Those postmarked after this date will not be considered.

THE TARTAN GORDON SETTER CLUB, INC proudly congratulates the recipients of our Nationally offered scholarships:

2017-2018 Academic Year Recipient

Grace Freeman of Columbia, Missouri Grace is attending the University of MO at Columbia and is majoring in Veterinary Pharmacology, intending to continue through the doctoral program

Additional scholarships were awarded to:
Olivia Moon of MN and Courtney Clauser of Bethel Pennsylvania. Olivia Moon of Askov, Minnesota Olivia is attending the University of WI at River Falls and is majoring in Animal Science. Courtney is attending Kutztown University and is majoring in Biology

2016-2017 Academic Year Recipient

Rachael Ostrem of Radcliffe, IA. She just completed her BS in Biology and has been accepted to IA State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Additional scholarships were awarded to:
Olivia Moon of MN and Grace Freeman of MS. Olivia will attend the University of WI to major in Companion Animal Science. Her ultimate goal is to open her own canine rehabilitation facility. Grace will attend the University of MS and plans to continue through to obtain a Doctorate in Pharmacy and would like a career in Veterinary Pharmacology.

2015-2016 Academic Year – No Applicants

2014-2015 Academic Year Recipient

Katelyn Barber, of Goshen, CT. Katelyn  Barber  of  Goshen,  CT.   She  is finishing  her degree in 2015, in only three years, at SUNY-Cobleskill.
Best of luck to Katelyn in her future endeavors

2013-2014 Academic Year Recipient

Katelyn Barber, of Goshen, CT. She is enrolled at SUNY Cobleskill, majoring in Animal Industry with a focus on canines. Her career goals include working with service dogs or military/police dogs.

2012-2013 Academic Year Recipient

Rachael R. Ostrem of Radcliffe, IA. She will be attending William Woods University in MO, double majoring in Biology and Equestrian Science. She plans to continue her education to obtain her DVM. She would like to specialize in large animals.

2011-2012 Academic Year Recipient

Victoria Sweeney of Kempton, PA.  She is attending Albright College in PA studying Biology/Pre-veterinary. She wants to be a vet and become certified in canine rehabilitation.

2010-2011 Academic Year Recipient

Andrea Kulhawik of Belding, MI. She is attending Michigan State University in the pre-vet program.

2009 – 2010 Academic Year Recipient

Kara Burke, who is attending UMASS-Amherst and is majoring in Natural Resource Studies/Wildlife Conservation.

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