Wildlife Disease Association (Australasian Section) Conference Bursaries

Introduction

The Wildlife Disease Association (Australasian Section) Conference Bursaries will be awarded by the Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences to two students to be used towards registration, travel and/or accommodation costs to attend the Annual WDA-A Conference.

These bursaries are provided through the generous support of Dr Amanda Jane Breidahl (BVSc 1979).

Please note the 2018 Conference is TBC. Please check back in early 2018.

Scholarship Value

There are two bursaries of $1,000 each.

Eligibility

This bursary is open to all current DVM students who demonstrate an interest in wildlife health.

An applicant may only be awarded this bursary one time.

Terms & Conditions

1. The bursary will be awarded based on recommendations of the FVAS Scholarship Committee. The committee may, as part of its deliberations, consult with experts in the field of wildlife health.

2. Academic performance may be used as a criterion in selecting the recipient of the scholarship.

3. The bursary recipients must:

  • become student members of WDA-A (if they are not already a member) prior to the annual conference;
  • Attend the 2018 WDA-A Annual Conference
  • After attending the conference, bursary recipients must prepare and submit a short written report (maximum 250 words) describing how their attendance at the WDA-A annual conference contributed to their understanding of wildlife health as well as their future career plans and opportunities. The report must be submitted via email to Kate Gordon-Addison; a copy will be provided to Dr Breidahl.

How to apply

Applicants must demonstrate their interest in wildlife health by providing the following documentation:

  • a short resume/CV
  • a statement (maximum 250 words) describing why they want to attend the WDA-A Conference, and how it will benefit their education
  • supplementary documents, such as references or letters of support from wildlife health practitioners or similar, may be provided to support the application.

Applications that do not comply with the above instructions will not be considered.

  • Applications open: TBC
  • Applications close: TBC

Application outcomes are usually available within two months of the closing date.

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