17 July 2017

IAAAM Medway Scholarship in USA Scholarship Positions 2017 2018

The International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM) is delighted to offer Medway Scholarship for the year 2017. Students from the USA are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The purpose of the scholarship is to partially support the student for research experiences beyond that which they might experience with normal undergraduate classwork or a graduate/veterinary curriculum.

The International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM) is an organization of individuals who are professionally interested in and devote a significant amount of time to the practice of aquatic animal medicine, teaching and research in aquatic animal medicine, or the husbandry and management of aquatic animals.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue research. The program is primarily intended for undergraduate, veterinary, and graduate students without stipends or other sources of funding.

Study Subject: Scholarship project is focused on aquatic animal medicine.

Scholarship Award: The IAAAM Medway Scholarship Program provides scholarships of up to $3,000 each to students who have been accepted to participate in a research project organized and funded by the government, academic, private entities, a combination there of, or by private consulting veterinarians in the aquatic medicine field.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Factors that are considered in selecting the scholarship recipient are briefly described below. They are not listed in any particular order of importance but are included to assist the applicant in preparing the application form and letter.

  • The commitment of the applicant to a career in aquatic animal medicine as reflected in the applicant’s letter of intent and curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Applicant’s grade point average/class rank.
  • Quality, scientific merit, and duration of the intended research. Applicants are encouraged to select research projects with established funding sources, clearly defined aims, and project timelines that will enable the student to complete the research during the allotted time period. Applicants are encouraged to pursue research activities at institutions with proven or established aquatic animal research programs. Project summaries detailing the planned research, aims, importance, methods, and funding sources will be judged for each applicant. Projects for which the budgeted work has already been completed are not eligible for consideration.
  • Two (2) current letters of recommendation, one of which must come from a member in good standing of IAAAM.
  • Financial needs of the student in addition to other available funding such as that provided by the institution providing the research opportunity.
  • Previous recipients of the award are encouraged to apply, however, priority will be given to those who have not previously received the scholarship.

Nationality: Students from the USA are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Research Scholarships

How to Apply: Application requirements: –

  • Application form
  • Letter of intent detailing applicant’s career goals and goals for the research activity.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must come from a member in good standing of IAAAM
  • Student’s curriculum vitae (should include any other research experience with citations)
  • Official school transcripts for currently enrolled institution only
  • Letter of agreement from the principal investigator at the sponsoring institution, identifying the location and duration of the research project and its expected funding source(s)
  • Student budget of estimated expenses (e.g. transportation, rent, meals) separate from direct research related expenses.
  • Project Summary completed by student applicant: (3-page limit; single spaced; ¾-inch margins; 11-point Times, Times New Roman or Arial font). Failure to adhere to these guidelines will result in disqualification.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is September 1, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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