Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Extramural Travel Bursary

Introduction

The Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences is able to provide travel bursaries to assist DVM4 students in meeting the travel, accommodation and living expenses costs of their final year extramural placements. Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate socioeconomic/financial hardship.

These bursaries have been provided through the generous support of Faculty donors.

Scholarship Value

Up to $2500

Up to 20 will be available (TBC for 2021)

Eligibility

Open to students completing DVM4 in 2021

Bursaries are awarded based on:

i. Demonstration of the potential value to the student of the learning experience

ii. The relevance of the experience to the student’s career aspirations

iii. Demonstration of socioeconomic/financial hardship (preference)

iv. The quality of the application

Terms & Conditions

  1. Bursary recipients will be expected to conduct a 15 minute oral presentation during Capstone Week describing their placement experiences.
  2. A report on the placement will be required for the donor

How to apply

  1. Applicants must submit a statement addressing items i and ii in Eligibility above. The statement should be no more than 500 words in length and must not be handwritten.
  2. Record your placement in the EMS https://ems-vet.vet.unimelb.edu.au/institutionList.html
  3. Students must submit an online Student Financial Assessment form and applications will be assessed and ranked by Scholarships & Bursaries (University Services) using the Student Financial Assessment process.

Note: If you receive a travel bursary for your EMS placement and the placement changes you will be required to submit a new statement detailing the new placement.  

Applications open: January 1st 2021

Applications close: March 7th 2021

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