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Level of study
Value and tenure
The value of the Scholarship is $2,500.
The scholarship is tenable for one year.
Typical number on offer
Typically, up to three scholarships will be awarded each year.
•be enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree at Massey University
The selection will be based on:
•a statement why the applicant wishes to pursue a career in a rural practice
•two referee reports
Short listed applicants will be interviewed
The scholarship is awarded by the University Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the executive of Westland Veterinary Service Inc.
Conditions of the scholarship
Recipients must be available to 'see practice' for two weeks of practical work at each of the Westland Veterinary Service contract practices (Greymouth and Hokitika) in the summer holiday break, and participate fully in clinical activity and contribute to the practice's education and growth during the period of seeing practice. Accommodation will be provided for the student while seeing practice.
The scholarship funds will be paid to the student while seeing practice.
Recipients of the Westland Veterinary Service Inc. Grant are also eligible to apply for the Westland Veterinary Services Inc. Scholarship.
The scholarship may be held concurrently with any other scholarship or award, provided Westland Veterinary Service Executive Committee does not consider this to constitute a conflict of interest.
If a recipient of the Westland Veterinary Service Inc. Scholarship should accept a position as a new graduate, at either of the contract practices, they will receive a $2,500 relocation allowance.
The Committee may decline to award any scholarships in any year if there are no applicants of sufficient merit to warrant an award.
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Last updated on Tuesday 18 June 2019