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Dr John Holt funding for Postgraduate Research Program in Animal Welfare, 2015

University of Sydney is inviting applications for postgraduate research funding for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in Animal Welfare with the Faculty of Veterinary Science. This scholarship is a competitive merit-based scholarship. The scholarship will provide the successful candidate with $6,000 per year for each year of the DVM program, so $24,000 in total. The application deadline is 30 September 2014.

Study Subject(s): award is awarded in Animal Welfare.
Course Level: award is available for pursuing Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program with the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.
Scholarship Provider: University of Sydney, Australia
Award can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility: The criteria for selection are
-Demonstration of high level of academic achievement.
-Proven leadership in relation to animal welfare issues.
-Involvement in extracurricular activities.
-Personal characteristics that demonstrate a willingness to help and inspire others on issues related to animal welfare.
-A Commitment Statement regarding the applicant’s vision for animal welfare, both in Australia and globally, and their role or plan to be a leader in this area in the future.
-Letters from two referees who would be prepared to speak on the applicant’s behalf.

Open for International Students: Students of Australia can apply for this postgraduate scholarship.

Description:  Starting in 2015, this award is for the support of an outstanding student who is committed to animal welfare, and who is enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program with the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney. This scholarship is a competitive merit-based Scholarship, to defray the costs of accommodation and general living expenses beyond University fees and charges. Dr John Holt was a pre-eminent veterinarian, widely respected in Australia and internationally, who was renowned for his passionate commitment to animal welfare.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): support will be awarded for the duration of the DVM program.

What does it cover? The Dr John Holt funding for Animal Welfare will provide the successful candidate with $6,000 per year for each year of the DVM program, so $24,000 in total.

Selection Criteria: The Faculty will be selecting from a group of students identified on the basis of exceptional academic achievement, and proven leadership ability in issues related to animal welfare.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted by post.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 September 2014.

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