MSD Animal Health and the WVA is offering the 2017 Veterinary Student Scholarship Program which is dedicated to veterinary students from four world regions. The World Veterinary Association is a federation representing more than eighty veterinary medical associations around the world. Its objective is to promote animal health and welfare and the realisation that animals and man live interconnected lives. It works on behalf of its member organisations with the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Organisation for Animal Health and others to further the interests of animals, humans and the environment we all live in.
Based on the successful deliverance of the MSD Animal Health/WVA Veterinary Student Scholarship Program 2016, MSD Animal Health and WVA agreed to continue the good collaborations and to launch the Veterinary Student Scholarship Program 2017 to include 41 scholarships of US 5000$ (of a total of $205,000) to be delivered to selected students from countries in the regions of Latin America (16 grants), Africa (10 grants), North Africa/Middle East (10 grants) and Asia/Oceania (5 grants) by mid-2018.
Field of Study: Veterinary Medicine
Eligible Countries: Countries in Latin America, Africa, North Africa/Middle East and Asia/Oceania.
To Be Taken At (Country): Belgium
- Citizen of one of the countries under the grant coverage.
- Second or Third year veterinary students (accomplishment of first year exams).
- Currently enrolled and in good standing at a recognized school of veterinary medicine in their country.
The applications (in English, French and Spanish) will be reviewed by the WVA Review Committee. The announcement of the selected students will be done during the World Veterinary Association Congress in Barcelona, Spain between 5 and 8 May 2018
Number of Awards: 41
- Latin America (16 grants),
- Africa (10 grants),
- North Africa/Middle East (10 grants) and
- Asia/Oceania (5 grants).
Value of Award: US 5000$ each
How to Apply: Completed application must be submitted by 1st January 2018, 12:00 pm (Brussels time) firstname.lastname@example.org or to:
Dr. Zeev Noga
Veterinary Policy Officer
World Veterinary Association (WVA)
Avenue de Tervueren 12
B-1040 Brussels , Belgium
Award Providers: World Veterinary Association (WVA)