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Academy Scholarships

The primary reason for relinquishment of dogs to shelters and rescues is their behavior. Each year the Academy for Dog Trainers offers a limited number of partial scholarships to aspiring trainers who are actively working in animal sheltering and rescue. The Academy looks for applicants who will use their education to keep shelter/rescue dogs in adoptive homes, to prepare dogs to become integrated with new families, and to help owners train, manage, and modify behavior using non-aversive, evidence-based practices.

The scholarship application process is open between June 1 and 15, 2018. For more information, please view our 2018 Scholarship Application Guide.

To submit a scholarship application, follow this link.

To submit an endorsement of a scholarship applicant, follow this link.

If you have questions about the scholarship program, or wish to get a copy of the application and endorsement forms in advance, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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