Webb-Jenkins Veterinary Travel Scholarship in the School of Veterinary Science

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 At least $1000
Opening date 31 July 2020
Closing date 17 August 2020

Description

Established in 2012 and maintained by gifts from Ms Hilary Huey, who graduated from The University of Queensland with a Diploma in Physical Education in 1970.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide undergraduate veterinary science students with funding to undertake practical educational placements in rural communities (both domestic and international) in their practical training rotations within the Bachelor of Veterinary Science or Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) program, in order to gain experience and confidence in working with livestock and large farm animals.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the scholarship if the applicant:

  •  submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
  •  is a domestic student in accordance with The University's Fee Policy; and
  •  has been approved to undertake the practical placement component of their program in a rural community.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

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)

 

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  • academic achievement in courses undertaken in the program to date; and
  • financial hardship; and
  • personal qualities; and
  • 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 relevant program.

Contact

School of Veterinary Science
(07) 5460 1834

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the Scholarship for 1 year, subject to the recipient continuing to be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Veterinary Science or Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) program.

If a recipient fails to satisfy the above rule the recipient must show cause to the Associate Dean, why the scholarship should not be cancelled.