5000$ Grants available for 41 veterinary students from Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Asia and Oceania - 2017 Scholarship call

MSD Animal Health and the WVA are delighted to announce the 2017 Veterinary Student Scholarship Program which is dedicated to veterinary students from four world regions

with the aim of enhancing their academic experience.

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.   

Eligibility requirements for students:

·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.  

The announcement and instructions can be downloaded in English, French and Spanish.

The application can be downloaded by clicking on the following link: English, French and Spanish.

Deadline for submission

Completed application must be submitted by 1st January 2018, 12:00 pm (Brussels time) to or to:

Dr. Zeev Noga

Veterinary Policy Officer

World Veterinary Association (WVA)

Avenue de Tervueren 12

B-1040 Brussels , Belgium

Please note that incomplete nominations and nominations received after the deadline will be automatically rejected.

MSD Animal Health and the World Veterinary Association are encouraging qualified students to submit their applications and wish a success to all the candidates.