Pam Mitchell Hoy loved all animals, but especially enjoyed dogs. Pam raised and showed Italian Greyhounds and worked as a vet tech for two decades in North Carolina. She was a strong and vocal advocate for dogs and other pets. Pam was killed in 1990 and her murder remains unsolved.
This scholarship is given in Pam’s honor to encourage students to be advocates for women and animals.
To qualify for this scholarship you must have earned at least 24 credit hours prior to the start of the fall 2010 semester, have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and meet one of the following criteria:
- be a declared minor in Women’s Studies,
- be enrolled in the Veterinary Science Certificate Program,
- be a declared major or minor in Justice, or
- have made significant and positive contributions to the community on behalf of women or animals