Allan Tindall Scholarship in Animal Production and Livestock Health

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value The minimum annual combined scholarship value will be $10,000 with the value for each scholarship recipient to be determined by the Associate Dean on the recommendation of the Head in consultation with the selection committee.
Opening date 31 July 2020
Closing date 17 August 2020

Description

The purpose of the Scholarship is to financially assist undergraduate veterinary science students to undertake practical educational placements where their skills in livestock health and production, veterinary pathology or veterinary public health and biosecurity will be used and extended.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship if the applicant –

(a)   submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and

(b)   is a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy; and

(c)   is enrolled full-time in the third year of the Approved Program; and

(d)   intends to undertake the external practical placement during the fourth or fifth year of the Approved Program.

 

Approved Program means the Bachelor of Veterinary Science or Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) program.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Please submit the completed online application by 11.59 PM AEST and ensure that you have included the following: 

  • Australian Tax Office (ATO) tax return for the previous financial year
  • A written personal statement. (500 words max.)
  • A studies report (unofficial academic transcript)
  • A centrelink statement
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A written proposal on the benefit of your practical placement (one page max)

 

Selection criteria

The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant(s) showing greatest merit as demonstrated by -

(a)   academic performance in the Approved Program to date in the subject areas of livestock husbandry, production, health and welfare, pathology and infectious diseases, veterinary public health and biosecurity; and

(b)   financial need; and

(c)   personal qualities; and

(d)   a proposal which outlines the way in which the practical placement will improve the student’s skills in rural veterinary services (private or government practice) or related agribusinesses; and

(e)   any other evidence which may be deemed relevant to the applicant’s future success in the veterinary profession.

Preference will be given to students who intend to work in a rural location after the completion of the Approved Program.

Contact

School of Veterinary Science
(07) 5460 1834