Dr James (Jim) Richard Gannon Scholarship

Introduction

The Dr James (Jim) Richard Gannon Scholarship was established in 2011 by Kerry Bradley and Michele Gannon-Miller in commemoration of their father Jim Gannon (1930-2010), who was a leading veterinary practitioner and teacher.

The scholarship will be awarded by the Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences to a student entering their final year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine who can demonstrate an ongoing interest in small animal medicine, with preference given to an applicant who demonstrates an interest in greyhounds.

Award value

Up to $5000

Duration: one-off payment

Eligibility

Open to students completing DVM4 in 2021 (applicants will currently be in DVM3). Preference will be given to an applicant who demonstrates an interest in small animal medicine and greyhounds.

Selection criteria

  1. Academic merit will be part of the selection process
  2. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in small animal medicine, with preference given to an applicant who demonstrates an interest in greyhounds.

Conditions

  1. The scholarship recipient must provide a report (of approximately 500 words) prior to Capstone Week. The report should outline the impact the bursary made on their veterinary education. The report must be suitable for presentation to the donor and should highlight the importance of the bursary to the student in achieving the goals of their placement.
  2. The scholarship recipient may be required to present at Capstone Week.

How to apply

Applicants must submit a letter outlining their demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in small animal medicine (particularly greyhound health) after graduation. The letter should be no more than 500 words in length and must not be handwritten.

Applications open: 1 January 2021

Applications close: 7 March 2021

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