Overseas Travel Grants
BVA overseas travel grants of up to £500 each are awarded
annually to veterinary undergraduates involved in projects in
must be attending a veterinary school in the United Kingdom and
must be student members of the BVA. Applicants should be in their
clinical years and should be undertaking a project which includes
a strong element of agricultural development. The project should
be of benefit both to the student and the country concerned.
Overseas Travel Grants
In addition to the BVA awards, the World Association for Transport
Animal Welfare and Studies (TAWS) is making available two travel
grants (of up to £500 each) to support veterinary undergraduates
undertaking projects involving working transport animals or animals
used for draught work during 2004.
aim of TAWS is to promote improved management, health and welfare
of transport and draught animals.
of the world's poorest people are dependent on horses, oxen, donkeys,
camels, mules and buffaloes to cultivate land and transport goods
and people. The charity concentrates on long term health, welfare
and management programmes and focuses on methods of treatment
and management which are technically, culturally and economically
right for the users.
Steele-Bodger Memorial Travel Scholarship
The Harry Steele-Bodger Memorial Fund was established in September
1953 to honour the memory of Henry W Steele-Bodger, President
of the Association from 1939 to 1941, and Chairman of the Survey
Committee from 1939 to 1946, in recognition of his great services
to the veterinary profession and agriculture, more particularly
during the war years of 1939 to 1945.
scholarship is intended to assist a visit by an individual to
a veterinary or agricultural school or research institute, or
some other course of study approved by the governing committee.
The award is open to graduates of the veterinary schools in the
UK and Ireland who have been qualified not more than three years,
and to penultimate and final-year students. Applicants must be
members of the BVA. The sum available for the 2004 award is expected
to be about £1100.
details and application forms can be downloaded from the BVA's
website, www.bva.co.uk <http://www.bva.co.uk>,
or can be obtained from
Helena Cotton at the BVA, telephone 020 7636 6541, fax 020 7637
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>.
The closing date for
applications is February 27, 2004.