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Westland Veterinary Service Inc. Scholarship

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Closing date: 30/09/2020   

Focus
Veterinary Science

Level of study
Undergraduate

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.

Eligibility
Applicants must:
•be enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree at Massey University

Selection criteria
The selection will be based on:
•a statement why the applicant wishes to pursue a career in a rural practice
•CV
•academic merit
•two referee reports

Short listed applicants will be interviewed

Selection panel
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.

Closing date
30 September

Scholarship application

Current students

Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.

Prospective students

You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

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