Paul J. Orloff Memorial Veterinary Scholarship

Paul J. Orloff
1931 – 2012

The Paul J. Orloff Memorial Veterinary Scholarship, sponsored by Metropolitan Shuttle®, is awarded to US citizens enrolled in accredited veterinary institutions and pursuing an education in veterinary medicine. This annual award is bestowed upon one DVM student per participating institution per year.

Veterinary practice no doubt has evolved since the days that Dr. Orloff last practiced in Maine at Kenebec Veterinary Service in the 1990’s. A large and small animal practice, Dr. Orloff’s practice incorporated best practices and latest technologies to every extent possible.

The rapid pace of technological development is revolutionizing medicine, industry, art, politics, etc. How do you see these trends affecting the veterinary profession? How would you utilize technology to enhance the pet owner’s or the farmer’s experience? Or how do you see technological change affecting food animal medicine or companion animal medicine? If your chosen course is public health, how do you see these changes affecting that? Food safety? Biomedical research?


Currently enrolled and in good standing, or already matriculated, at a participating institution, working toward a DVM degree. Deadline for the 2018-2019 academic year is August 1, 2018

How To Apply

Students must explain in 400 words or less how, given the rapid pace of technological development in veterinary medicine, they will harness technology to effect positive change in their chosen sphere of veterinary medicine.

The Award

Metropolitan Shuttle will award $1,000 to the student with the best essay, voted on by the Metropolitan Shuttle senior management team. The money can be used for tuition, books, incidental expenses, etc. Should you have further questions, please feel free to reach out to us at: