XII. Graduate Awards & Financial Assistance

Ontario Veterinary College Internal Awards

The University reserves the right to amend awards subject to the availability of funds.

3Greig17 Memorial Scholarship [I5946]
Established by Vivian de Bloeme in memory of her husband Greig, a sportsman who proudly wore the number 17 on his softball jerseys. Selection will be based on academic and research performance. Students to apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in the winter semester each year.
Donor(s):
Vivian de Bloeme
Qualification(s): Students registered in any graduate program offered by the Ontario Veterinary College who are pursuing research studies related to canine health and disease.
Amount: 1 award of $5,000
Abell Pest Control Scholarship in Lyme Disease Research [I5980]
Selection will be based on the strongest research potential on lyme disease. Apply by May 1 to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Awards Committee (grschol@uoguelph.ca) with a research proposal no longer than two pages outlining your research and a CV. Include the name of the award and the award ID number in the subject line of your email.
Donor(s):
Abell Pest Control
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Biological Science or the Ontario Veterinary College or the Ontario Agriculture College conducting research in Lyme disease.
Amount: 1 award of $5,000
Abell Pest Control Scholarship in Pollinator Research. [I5976]
Selection will be based on the strongest research potential in pollinators. Apply by May 1 to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Awards Committee (grschol@uoguelph.ca) with a research proposal no longer than two pages outlining your research and a CV. Include the name of the award and the award ID number in the subject line of your email.
Donor(s):
Abell Pest Control
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who are conducting research in Pollinators. Preference will be given to students studying bees.
Amount: 1 award of $5,000
Allan and Jean Cawley Bursaries [Z5930]
Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Allan and Jean Cawley with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Graduate students registered in the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 3 awards of $500
Art Rouse Memorial Scholarship in Veterinary and Comparative Cancer Studies [E5353]
Established in recognition of Mr. Rouse’s lifelong commitment to companion animal welfare, and his love for dogs and rescued animals. The award may be held for up to four years provided that academic performance is satisfactory as indicated by a letter from the student’s advisor submitted to the Associate Dean, Students, by January 15th each year. Apply with Curriculum Vitae, publication record, transcript and two academic letters of reference to the office of the Associate Dean, Students by January 15.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Art Rouse
Qualification(s): Students who hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree who are enrolled in a PhD program offered by the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award every 4 years Up to $120,000 payable over 4 years of study ($30,000 per year)
Barbara Kell Gonsalves Memorial Scholarship [I5310]
Established on behalf of Juevenal Jordan Gonsalves' wife, Barbara Kell Gonsalves. The recipient will be chosen based on academic and research performance to date. Submit research project description, transcript, and a reference letter from advisor to the Office of the Associate Dean, Students, OVC, in the application process for all graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Juvenal Jordan Gonsalves
Qualification(s): Students enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College pursuing a master's degree.
Amount: 1 award of $8,500
Betty Goldhart Biomedical Sciences Scholarship [I5029]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Estate of Betty Goldhart
Qualification(s): Graduate students pursuing studies in health related genetics who are enrolled in a program offered by the Department of Biomedical Sciences.
Amount: 1 award of $400
Betty Goldhart Scholarship [I5028]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Estate of Betty Goldhart
Qualification(s): Graduate student enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College. Preference will be given to a student pursuing studies in health-related genetics.
Amount: 1 award of $400
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Scholarship [I5007]
Gifts from faculty and graduate students provide a scholarship for an outstanding student recommended by the Department of Biomedical Sciences. For an outstanding student recommended by the Department of Biomedical Sciences
Donor(s):
Faculty and graduate students
Qualification(s): Applicants must have completed two semesters in residence, of which one has been spent participating in research. They must have completed two graduate courses and shown skill in the communication of science.
Amount: 1 award of $750
Blythe James Chase Scholarship [I5265]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Blythe James Chase
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department in the Ontario Veterinary College pursuing research concerned with the well-being of animals that may include research on animal behaviour, human/animal bonding and the care and management of farm and companion animals.
Amount: 1 award $10,000
Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd. Scholarship for Distinction in Parasitology [I5914]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year. Selection is based on the highest cumulative average.
Donor(s):
Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd.
Qualification(s): Graduate student registered in any program offered by the Ontario Veterinary College. Preference will be given to a student pursing studies in parasitology.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship in Equine Performance [I5309]
Established in memory of Caird F. Wilson, a great lover of horses and supporter of various equestrian event in Ontario. The recipient will be chosen based on academic performance to date as assessed by their transcript, quality of proposed research project, publication record, and a supporting letter from the advisor. The scholarship is held for up to three years provided that academic performance is satisfactory. Apply to the Office of the Associate Dean, Students, OVC, in the application process for all graduate awards in January of each year and include a research project description, transcript, publication record, and a supporting letter from their advisor.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Caird Forest Wilson
Qualification(s): Students registered in a graduate program in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and pursuing research in equine performance.
Amount: 1 award of $16,800 (payable over 9 semesters)
Caledon Kennel Association Graduate Scholarship [I5267]
Selection will be based on academic performance (research project description, supporting letter from advisor and academic record to date). No application necessary.
Donor(s):
The Caledon Kennel Association
Qualification(s): Students registered in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and pursuing studies on companion animals. Preference will be given to students in the field of ophthalmology, but if no suitable ophthalmology candidate is identified, preference will then be given to other companion animal graduate students studying in the areas of cardiology, theriogenology, or endocrinology.
Amount: 1 award of $800
Canadian Parrot Symposium Prize in Avian Studies [I5666]
Selection will be on the basis of academic achievement and dedication to the discipline. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The Canadian Parrot Symposium
Qualification(s): Veterinarians registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department in the Ontario Veterinary College who are pursuing studies dealing with companion birds and have an interest in avian welfare and the human/companion bird relationship.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Class of OVC 1950 Memorial BursaryE-I5982 [B5635]
Established in memory of deceased classmates. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10 and apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Class of OVC 1950
Qualification(s): Students who are veterinarians registered in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Col. Benjamin F. Leach Scholarship [I5651]
Mrs. Charlotte Leach-Barry of St. Albans, Vermont, has established this scholarship in memory of her brother who graduated from OVC in 1935. This award recognizes the appreciation of Dr. Leach's family for the education he received at the OVC and his lifelong commitment to the safety of the food chain, expressed through his work with U.S. regulatory bodies while serving with the U.S. Army and Airforce. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Charlotte Leach-Barry of St. Albans, Vermont
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by OVC and conducting research in a public health area, such as the production of safe foods from animals.
Amount: 1 award of $1,375
Col. K.L. Campbell Graduate Research Travel Grant in Equine Studies [T5636]
A bequest from the late Col. K.L. Campbell, esteemed gentleman and admirer of animals, together with memorial donations from family, friends and colleagues, has established this award. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic performance. The award is intended to support a travel visit related to the student's research project. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The late Col. K.L. Campbell together with memorial donations from family, friends and colleagues
Qualification(s): Students registered in the in a department in the Ontario Veterinary College who are travelling as part of a research project.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
D.G. Ingram Graduate Research Travel Grant [T5042]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
D.G. Ingram Memorial Fund
Qualification(s): Graduate students pursuing research in immunology who are enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $400
D.G. Ingram Memorial Scholarship [I5041]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
D.G. Ingram Memorial Fund
Qualification(s): Graduate student pursuing research in immunology and who is enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $800
Dean's ACCESS Bursaries [Z5929]
Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Alumni and Friends of the Ontario Veterinary College with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by OVC with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several awards of up to $2,000
Don Davis Memorial Scholarship [I5019]
Established in memory of Dr. Don Davis, OVC '48. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Don Davis Trust Fund Committee
Qualification(s): Graduate students engaged in equine research who are enrolled in the Department of Clinical Studies at the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $900
Donald R. MacDonald Memorial Book Prize [I5608]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The family of Dr. Donald R. MacDonald, OVC '42
Qualification(s): Graduate student conducting research in veterinary public health and who is enrolled in the Department of Population Medicine.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Dr John H. Lumsden Graduate Scholarship in Clinical Pathology [I5939]
This scholarship honours the legacy of excellent teaching, warm collegiality and extensive research contributions of Dr. John H. (Tim) Lumsden, a highly respected researcher and long-time professor of clinical pathology at OVC. The Dr. John H. Lumsden Graduate Scholarship in Clinical Pathology is awarded to a graduate student on the basis of academic and research performance in the area of clinical pathology, with a preference for greatest financial need. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10 to Student Financial Services.
Donor(s):
Anonymous
Qualification(s): Students registered in a graduate program offered by the Department of Pathobiology conducting research in the area of clinical pathology with preference for greatest financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Dr. Casey Buizert Memorial Scholarship [I5196]
The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic performance and demonstrated financial need. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10 and apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Family, friends and classmates of Dr. Casey Buizert (OVC'81)
Qualification(s): Students enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College pursuing research in large animals. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in a postgraduate diploma program.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Dr. Don Willitts Memorial Graduate Scholarship [I5911]
Established in memory of Jean Willitts' husband, Dr. Don Willitts, OVC '54. The recipient will demonstrate continuous personal and professional growth and development that exemplifies dedication to the discipline and a positive attitude toward learning throughout graduate training. The applicant's research project will have practical application to veterinary medicine. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Jean Willitts in memory of her husband, Dr. Don Willitts, OVC '54
Qualification(s): Students enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College who hold a DVM degree.
Amount: 1 award of $1,300
Dr. Errol Hancock Scholarship [I5175]
Preference will be given to a veterinarian licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Canada. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Dr. Errol Hancock
Qualification(s): Veterinarian who is pursuing research in food animal medicine or veterinary public health and who is registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $700
Dr. Francis H.S. Newbould Scholarship [Z5903]
Established to honour the memory of Prof. Frank Newbould, a much respected faculty member in the Ontario Veterinary College (1956-1977). Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
To honour the memory of Prof. Francis H.S. Newbould with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Graduate student in the Ontario Veterinary College who is working in the field of mastitis research, in the first instance or, in the second instance, in the broader area of microbiology with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Dr. Gerbrand Wietse Bredero Memorial Scholarship [I5266]
Established in fond memory of Dr. Gerbrand Wietse Bredero, OVC '83. Preference will be given to students whose research has used alternatives to animal experimentation. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Gerbrand Wietse Bredero, OVC '83
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by OVC whose paper of scientific merit has been accepted for publication in a refereed journal.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Dr. J. Sherman Memorial Research Travel Grant [T5079]
Established to support travel costs associated with a student's studies. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Dr. J. Sherman Memorial Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Graduate student enrolled in the Department of Pathobiology.
Amount: 1 award of approx awards of $150
Dr. Judith A. Taylor Memorial Graduate Scholarship [I5322]
Family, friends and colleagues have provided this scholarship in memory of Dr. Judith A. Taylor, OVC 1984. Dr. Taylor was committed to her profession and to the development of new knowledge and its application to animal health. It is presented to a graduate student registered in the Pathobiology program who demonstrates the most progress in the development of their diagnostic and research skills related to pathology as evidenced by their strong course grades and references and has demonstrated financial need. Submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10 and apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in the winter semester of each year.
Donor(s):
Dr. Robert M. Jacobs, Mr. Richard Taylor and Dr. Graham Smith
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Pathobiology program who have demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $3,000
Dr. Martin DeForest Memorial Bursary [B5866]
Established in memory. Dr. DeForest, a leader in the veterinary profession, and widely recognized for his compassion and commitment to animal health. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10.
Donor(s):
The family and friends of Dr. Martin DeForest, OVC '77
Qualification(s): Graduate and undergraduate students registered in the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need and who are eligible to continue their studies.
Amount: 1 award of $450
Dr. McSherry and Dr. Valli Scholarship for General Proficiency in Clinical Pathology [I5920]
Established in honour of Dr. Valli's mentor and retired professor of the Department of Pathology (now the Dept. of Pathobiology, OVC.), Dr. Bernard McSherry, DVM '42, MSc '57. Selection will be based on academic achievement, demonstrated creativity and diagnostic expertise, with an emphasis placed on work done in the area of clinical pathology. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Dr. Victor E. (Ted) Valli DVM '62, MSc '66, PhD '70
Qualification(s): Graduate student who is enrolled in the Department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $600
Dr. R.A. McIntosh Graduate Award [I5652]
The class of OVC '45, on the occasion of the 50th reunion, established this award in honour of their former teacher, whose career at OVC spanned the period 1919 - 1951. Dr. McIntosh taught diseases of cattle, obstetrics, pharmacy, therapeutics, and diseases of ruminants and swine. He was an outstanding teacher and an inspiration to all. Preference will be given to research on cattle diseases. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Class of OVC '45
Qualification(s): OVC graduate students working in large-animal research.
Amount: 1 award of $300
Dr. Wilson Henderson Memorial Scholarship [Z5676]
The selection will be based on financial need and research potential. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
The estate of Dr. Wilson Henderson (OVC '47) with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Graduate students who have demonstrated financial need and who are studying in the Ontario Veterinary College preferably in the field of avian pathology. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $7,500
Drs. Jeanne Ikeda-Douglas and Foch Douglas Scholarship in Infectious Disease [I8004]
Established in memory of Dr. Jeanne Ikeda-Douglas' mother, Teruko Ikeda, and Dr. Foch Douglas' father, Llewellyn Douglas, with the aid of University of Guelph Matching Scholarship Fund. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Drs. Jeanne Ikeda Douglas and Foch Douglas with the aid of University of Guelph Matching Scholarship Fund
Qualification(s): Student registered in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College who is directly involved in research in infectious disease in animals.
Amount: 1 award of $4,500
Elanco Graduate Scholarship in Cardiology [Z5692]
Preference given to students studying in the field of cardiology. If no student studying in cardiology is deemed eligible, the award may be given to a student studying dermatology, nephrology, pain management, or behaviour. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Elanco Canada with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Elanco Graduate Scholarship in Parasitology [Z5691]
Preference given to students studying in the field of parasitology. If no student studying in parasitology is deemed eligible, the award may be given to a student studying dermatology, nephrology, pain management, or behaviour. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Elanco Canada with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Elizabeth Holdsworth Scholarship [I5107]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The estate of Elizabeth Holsworth
Qualification(s): Graduate student in OVC whose research is related to the maintenance of health in small animals.
Amount: 1 award of $900
Ethel Rose Charney Scholarship in the Human/Animal Bond [I5683]
In the first instance, the scholarship will be offered as an entrance award. If no suitable entering student is identified, it will be offered to in-course students; the award may be held up to two times by masters students and up to three times by doctoral students; however, annual re-application is required. If there is no suitable student recipient, the award may be used to support a postdoctoral fellow in one of the eligible research areas. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Ethel Rose Charney Matched through the OVC Pet Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department in the Ontario Veterinary College, pursuing research in the human/animal bond, or other research in companion animal welfare, and/or diseases affecting companion animals are eligible.
Amount: 1 award of $13,000 (payable over 3 semesters)
Gallant Custom Laboratories Anniversary Scholarship [I5859]
Established by Gallant Custom Laboratories In honour of their fifth anniversary in business, celebrated in 2000. Preference is given to students focusing their research on poultry or swine. The recipient is selected based on academic performance and financial need. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10.
Donor(s):
Gallant Custom Laboratories of Cambridge
Qualification(s): Student registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College who is pursuing studies in host-agent interactions, immunology, or natural immune systems.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
Gigha Scholarship [E5765]
Preference will be given to a student in the field of cardiology but, if no suitable cardiology candidate is identified, preference will then be given to students focusing on small or companion animals. Selection will be based on high academic standing in the completion of their DVM or equivalent, and reference recommendations related to the completion of an internship or equivalent if applicable. The award is renewable for up to 3 years allowing a total of 4 years to complete the DVSc program, provided that academic performance is satisfactory, as recommended by the Clinical Studies Graduate Studies and Research Committee. No application required.
Donor(s):
Rathlyn Foundation
Qualification(s): Students entering the DVSc program in the Department of Clinical Studies and specializing in Cardiology.
Amount: 1 award every 4 years Up to $140,000 payable over 4 years of study ($35,000 per year)
Gladys (Billie) Davidson Graduate Entrance Scholarships [Z5923]
Preference will be given to students in the field of ophthalmology but, if no suitable candidate is identified, another qualified candidate intending to pursue studies in another area related to companion animals will be considered. Selection will be based on academic performance (proposed research project description, supporting letter from advisor and academic record to date). Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10 and apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Gladys M. Davidson with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Entering students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $5,000
Gloria Lemieux Bursaries [B5865]
Established by the late Gloria Lemieux through a will bequest, these bursaries recognize her concern for animals and desire to help students pursuing veterinary studies. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10. Selection will be based on financial need.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Gloria Lemieux
Qualification(s): Graduate students enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: various awards of varying amounts
Harry and Lorna Robbins Memorial Scholarship [I5075]
Apply as part of the application process in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The Lorna Robbins Estate
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and pursuing research in small-animal medicine or surgery in the Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 or more awards of $4,000
Harry G. Downie Travel Grant [T5344]
Established in memory of the late Dr. Harry G. Downie(OVC’48), former Chair of the Departments of Physiological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences at the Ontario Veterinary College.. The award recognizes Dr. Downie’s contributions to the discipline of cardiac physiology that paved the way for many related developments in both human and veterinary medicine. This scholarship will assist graduate students in being able to disseminate the findings of their research. Preference will be given to a student who is presenting a paper or abstract at the conference. Selection will be based on overall academic performance and relevance of the intended travel to the student’s research program. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year
Donor(s):
Family, colleagues, and friends of the late Dr. Harry G. Downie (OVC’48)
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and who are, in the first instance, attending an international conference or, in the second instance, attending a conference in Canada are eligible.
Amount: 1 award of $500
International Emergency Medical Aid Assistance [B5200]
The University of Guelph provides support to International graduate students that are faced with unexpected, or unforeseen financial shortfalls due to a medical issue not covered by UHIP or the Student Dental/Medical insurance plans. Students should apply to the International Student Advisor, in the Centre for International Programs office, by completing an International Student Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and submitting documentation to support the medical issue. These bursaries are awarded on an on-going basis.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph
Qualification(s): International students registered in a degree program and have completed a minimum 1.50 credits who have a medical emergency expenses not covered by UHIP or the Student Dental/Medical insurance plans and demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
J.J. (Jack) Andrich Graduate Award in Large Animal Infectious Disease [I8002]
Established in memory of Ms. Sheila Andrich's father, J.J. (Jack) Andrich OVC ’40. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Ms. Sheila Andrich
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College who are directly involved in research in large animal infectious disease.
Amount: 1 award of $4,500
Jackson Rowe Scholarship for Research in Clinical Cancer Care [I5350]
Established in honour of Jackson the “wonder dog”. The award will be presented based on academic performance to date. Preference will be given to the student whose research will enhance the well-being of cancer patients. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in the winter semester of each year.
Donor(s):
Sandra Morris and Mary Rowe
Qualification(s): Graduate students registered in any program offered by the Ontario Veterinary College whose studies involve research in cancer clinical care.
Amount: 1 award of $1,100
Jean S. Goudy Memorial Graduate Scholarship [Z5924]
Selection will be based on academic performance (proposed research project description, supporting letter from advisor, academic record to date) and financial need. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10 and apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Estate of Jean S. Goudy with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and pursuing studies in companion animal studies with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $12,000 (payable over 3 semesters
John R.M. Kelso Scholarship in Environmental and Fisheries Science [I5340]
Established to recognize the late Dr. John R.M. Kelso's personal and professional contributions to the Fisheries profession. Selection will be based on: (a) overall grade point average and academic standing in all graduate courses as well as full time equivalent undergraduate courses completed during the student's program, (b) relevance and appropriateness of the research work, and (c) demonstration of participation in extracurricular activities related to environmental protection and fisheries stewardship, including but not limited to, membership in conservation, fisheries or environmental protection societies, involvement in research, educational, communication or other programs outside of university, dedicated to these goals. Financial need may also be considered. The application, including a letter outlining research, should be sent to Student Financial Services by January 10.
Donor(s):
Family and friends of the late Dr. John R.M. Kelso, B.Sc.(Agr.) '67, and M.Sc. '69
Qualification(s): Students conducting research that examines the effects of anthropogenic stressors on fish community ecology (including but not limited to toxic chemicals, habitat degradation, or hydro power).
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Joy Lindvik Memorial Scholarship [I5049]
Preference will be given to students carrying out research in the areas of exercise physiology, training, performance assessment, or health management. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Mr. H. Lindvik
Qualification(s): Graduate student engaged in equine research who is enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $700
Kenneth & June Bone Memorial Graduate Scholarship [I5912]
Established in recognition of Dr. Bone's lifelong commitment to veterinary medicine. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Estates of Dr. Kenneth Bone (OVC '38) and Mrs. June Bone of Illinois
Qualification(s): Students enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and pursuing studies related to companion animal health and disease. The award is presented to the student with the best academic and research performance to date.
Amount: 1 award of $7,000
Kerstay Scholarship [E5855]
The Scholarship may be held for up to three years provided that academic performance is satisfactory, as recommended by the Graduate Studies and Research Committee of the student’s department. Application is not required. Awarded once every 4th year.
Donor(s):
The Rathlyn Foundation
Qualification(s): Students entering the DVSc. program in Clinical Studies and specializing in Opthalmology. Preference will be given to a student pursuing research in ophthalmology. If this area of research is unavailable, the award may be given to a student pursuing research in neurology.
Amount: 1 award of 120,000 (payable over 9 semesters) every 4th year
Kon-Tiki Atkins Scholarship [I5687]
Established in 1996 by Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Atkins, in memory of their dog, Kon-Tiki, their faithful companion for many years. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Atkins
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies pursuing research in the canine area in a department of the Ontario Veterinary college.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Korean-Canadian Dr. F. Schofield Memorial Scholarship [I5907]
The scholarship honours Dr. Frank Schofield's active role in the Korean independence movement, as well as his academic and medical contributions in the early 20th century. The recipient must demonstrate scholarship and must have contributed to the academic life of the department and College, in the tradition of Dr. Schofield. He or she will also be recognized at the Korean-Canadian Scholarship Foundation dinner in Toronto in March. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Dr. Schofield Memorial Association of Korean-Canadian, in partnership with the Korean-Canadian Scholarship Association.
Qualification(s): Graduate student registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies who is enrolled in the department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 3 awards of $2,000
Lady Glencora Bursaries [Z5931]
Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Rathlyn Foundation with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College, and undergraduate students in the honours BSc (Bio-Med) program who have demonstrated financial need. OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several of up to $5,000
Laforet Research Scholarship [I5039]
Established from the estate of Alma and Raymond Laforet. The assistantship is awarded on the basis of academic performance, three letters of reference and demonstrated financial need.
Donor(s):
The estate of Alma and Raymond Laforet
Qualification(s): Student enrolled in a graduate program in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $12,800
Lena Cooke Scholarship [I5178]
Established in memory of Lena Cooke. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing at admission and financial need. Preference will be given to residents of Ontario. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10 and apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year..
Donor(s):
Mr. Cooke c/o J. Laurene Pilon
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies who are pursuing an MSc in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $400
Lucy Putnam Doctoral Scholarship [E5924]
The award cannot be shared or split. The award will be held for up to three years provided that a high level of academic performance is maintained. Selection will be based on academic performance based on proposed research project description, supporting letters, including a letter from advisor, and academic record to date. Apply to the Chair, OVC Awards Committee by May 31. The award cannot be held with the Brock Doctoral Scholarship
Donor(s):
The Estate of Lucy Putnam
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in the Department of Clinical Studies DVSc program at the Ontario Veterinary College in September, January or May following the deadline and entering date, and intending to pursue studies in small animal medicine or surgery, or a related area of specialization.
Amount: 1 award of $90,000 (payable over 9 semesers) every 4th year
Lyle and Louise Rea Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Pharmacology [E8019]
The Lyle and Louise Rea Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Pharmacology arises from the donors’ gratitude and appreciation to both the University of Guelph and the pharmaceutical industry. Lyle Rea, DVM (OVC 1962), CPA, and Louise Rea, BHSc (MAC 1960) are proud Guelph alumni. Selection is based on academic achievement to date as demonstrated by a transcript (including DVM program) and an academic letter of reference. If there are two equally qualified applicants, preference will be given to students who have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Apply by letter including a transcript, and an academic letter of reference as part of the OVC graduate winter awards competition.
Donor(s):
Lyle and Louise Rea and the University of Guelph matching fund program
Qualification(s): Students entering a graduate program, offered by the Department of Biomedical Sciences and pursuing research in pharmacology.
Amount: 1 award of $10,000 payable over 3 semesters
Malcolm Scholarship [I5053]
.Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Mary Doris Malcolm
Qualification(s): Graduate student who is pursuing studies in equine health and disease and who is enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $800
Margaret A.B. Maxwell Memorial Scholarship [I5177]
Established to honour Dr. Margaret A.B. Maxwell's commitment to the protection of wildlife. In the case of equally qualified applicants, the award will be divided. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Dr. Margaret A.B. Maxwell
Qualification(s): Veterinarian pursuing research related to the diseases of wildlife or the care, well-being and preservation of wild species, and who is registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $10,000
Margaret Emma (Peggy) and Donald Alan Melton Bursaries [Z5910]
Established as a memorial to Donald Melton's beloved wife, Peggy, and in recognition of her lifelong devotion to animals and concern for their welfare. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Donald Alan Melton with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several awards of up to $10,000
Marie Leona (Nancy) Johnston Memorial Bursaries [B5910]
Selection is based on greatest financial need. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form by January 10.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Marie Leona (Nancy) Johnston
Qualification(s): Full-time students with satisfactory academic standing who are registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,200
Michael & Nancy Goldberg Graduate Equine Scholarship [I5964]
Michael and Nancy Goldberg are animal enthusiasts with a long-time interest in Standardbred horse racing. They have established this award because research on race horses is very important to maintaining a thriving harness racing industry. Apply by letter describing how the students research directly applies to the improvement of the equine racing industry, including any publications and posters to date. Apply as part of the graduate awards competition in the winter semester. The student whose research most directly relates to improvements in the equine racing industry will be selected. If two applications are of equal merit, the student with the best academic performance to date will be selected.
Donor(s):
Michael and Nancy Goldberg
Qualification(s): Students registered in a graduate program offerred by OVC who are pursuing equine research as it relates to the racing industry.
Amount: 1 award of $6,000
Milton Travel Scholarship [T5138]
Established in honour of Fred Milton, a long-time employee and a friend to veterinarians. Application should be made to the OVC Awards Committee before January 31.
Donor(s):
Pfizer Laboratories
Qualification(s): Student veterinarians registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College who are travelling for academic purposes.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Natasha Scholarship [E5904]
Selection will be based high academic standing in the completion of their DVM or equivalent. Reference recommendation related to their completion of internship or equivalent.on academic performance. The scholarship may be held for up to three years provided that academic performance is satisfactory. No application is required.
Donor(s):
The Rathlyn Foundation
Qualification(s): Students entering the DVSc. program in Clinical Studies and specializing in Critical Care. Preference will be given to a student in the field of critical care. If this area is unavailable or no candidate is identified, the award may be given to another qualified student specializing in small animal medicine.
Amount: 1 award of $120,000 (payable over 9 semesters) every 4th year
OVC 1960 Graduate Scholarship [I5301]
Established by the Class of OVC 1960 in honour of the 50th anniversary of their graduation. Selection will be based on clinical performance as assessed in their semester performance review, academic performance to date and research ability as assessed by the quality of their proposed research project description, publication record, and a supporting letter from their advisor. Financial need will be considered in the event of a tie. Apply by letter including demonstrated preparation, or eligibility, for specialty certification, current curriculum vitae (including list of publications), proposed research project description, unofficial transcript and letter of support from academic supervisor, in the annual OVC Graduate Awards competition in January. Submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10.
Donor(s):
The Class of OVC 1960
Qualification(s): Graduate students in any department at OVC who are pursuing eligibility for American Veterinary Medical Association recognized specialty certification. Financial need will be used to decide the recipient from among equally qualified candidates.
Amount: 1 award of $5,000
OVC 1962 Graduate Scholarship for Clinical Research [I5965]
Established in honour of OVC 1962`s 50th anniversary. The class is proud to be known as the centennial year class, having graduated the year OVC celebrated its 100th year anniversary. The award recognizes that the world is facing significant challenges in the areas of veterinary medicine, and there is an ongoing need to continue to apply research findings to veterinary clinical practice. The recipient will be chosen based on: the highest likelihood of their research results being able to be applied to clinical practice; greatest research productivity to date; and best academic performance to date. In the event of a tie, the student with the highest cumulative average will be selected. Apply by letter describing how the research applies to veterinary clinical practice, including a summary of research publications and posters to date. Apply as part of the OVC graduate awards competition in the winter semester.
Donor(s):
OVC Class of 1962
Qualification(s): Students registered in a graduate program offerred by OVC who are pursuing research relating to clinical practice. Preference will be given to graduate students who have a DVM degree.
Amount: 1 award of $3,000
OVC Graduate Student Recognition Prizes [I5273]
A call for nominations will be made to all Graduate students registered in OVC. Nominations should include a short synopsis of the nominee's graduate student and community involvement. Each department within OVC will select one student from the nominees. Student who demonstrate the greatest contributions to graduate student and community life will be selected.
Donor(s):
OVC & the OVC Graduate Student Association
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by OVC who have contributed to graduate student and community life.
Amount: 4 awards of a framed certificate
OVC'49 and Dr. Ray Cormack Graduate Entrance Scholarship [E5900]
Established by the Class of OVC'49 and Dr. Ray Cormack (OVC'49) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their graduation from the College. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10.
Donor(s):
Class of OVC'49 and Dr. Ray Cormack (OVC'49)
Qualification(s): Veterinarians entering a graduate program in OVC with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $3,500
OVC'57 Graduate Scholarship [Z5921]
Established in honour of the 40th anniversary of the Class of OVC'57's graduation from the College. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10.ACCESS AWARDS
Donor(s):
Class of OVC'57 with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): A veterinarian who is an entering or a continuing student in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Pari K. Basrur Travel Scholarship [T5802]
Established to recognise Dr. Basrur’s appreciation for those who helped her achieve her scientific goals and the high esteem in which she is held by her colleagues. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Faculty colleagues, former students, and friends of Dr. Pari K. Basrur
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and who are, in the first instance, attending an international conference or, in the second instance, attending a conference in Canada are eligible. Selection will be on overall academic performance and relevance of the intended travel to the student’s research program.
Amount: 1 award of $1,600
Pathobiology Scholarship for Graduate Student Excellence [I5618]
Established by faculty, staff and colleagues in the Department of Pathobiology. Students are nominated by any department faculty member or graduate student in Pathobiology in writing. Selection will be based of academic performance and contributions to the intellectual life of the department. One or more awards may be available annually. No application required.
Donor(s):
Department of Pathobiology
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in the Department of Pathobiology.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Peggy A. Pritchard and Dr. Andrew M. Kropinski Graduate Bursary [B5967]
Established by Peggy A. Pritchard and her husband, Dr. Andrew M. Kropinski, upon Ms. Pritchard's retirement from the University of Guelph in 2016. Apply to the International Student Advisor with a completed International Graduate Student Financial Need Assessment Form (NAF).
Donor(s):
Peggy Pritchard and Andrew Kropinski
Qualification(s): International graduate students from a developing country (as defined by CIDA Canadian International Development Agency) who demonstrate financial need with a preference given to female students.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Peter and Christina Robertson Memorial Scholarship [I5634]
The family of Peter and Christina Robertson, whose lives were dedicated to the preservation of wild animals and their environment, have established an annual memorial award. The recipient(s) will be selected on the basis of academic performance, dedication to the discipline and demonstrated need for financial assistance. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10.
Donor(s):
The family of Peter and Christina Robertson
Qualification(s): Students licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Canada who are registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in a program offered by the Ontario Veterinary College pursuing research related to diseases of wildlife, their health and welfare and/or their environment with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Population Medicine Scholarship for Graduate Student Excellence [I5283]
Faculty, staff and colleagues in the Department of Population Medicine established this scholarship. Eligible students may be nominated by any department faculty member or graduate student in Population Medicine and will be selected on the basis of academic performance and contributions to the intellectual life of the department.
Donor(s):
Department of Population Medicine
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a program offered by the Department of Population Medicine.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Professor Jeanne L. Burton Animal Health Scholarship [I5295]
Established to commemorate the contributions of Dr. Jeanne L. Burton, OAC, BSC(Agr) 1982, in the field of Dairy Cattle Immunophysiology and Immunogenetics. Students will be selected based on academic performance, quality of the proposed research project description and a supporting letter from advisor. Apply to OVC or the department of Animal and Poultry Science in January of each year. Preference will be given to students working with dairy cattle. The award will be offered to students in OVC and APS in alternating years.
Donor(s):
The Burton Charitable Foundation, friends, family, and former colleagues in the Department of Pathobiology and Animal and Poultry Science.
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies who are enrolled in any department of the Ontario Veterinary College or in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science who are pursuing studies in the area of immunogenetics or immunophysiology of animal health.
Amount: 1 award of $300
R. A. Curtis Graduate Bovine Scholarship [Z5932]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10. Application to your department will include a proposed research project description and supporting letter from advisor. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
John B. Walkden and Malcolm T. Bond with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program
Qualification(s): Entering graduate students enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and intending to pursue studies in cattle. Selection will be based on academic performance and financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $7,500
Robert Jameson Memorial Scholarship in Feline Studies [I5347]
The recipient will be chosen based on academic and research achievement and participation in scholarly activity. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Mr. Robert Jameson
Qualification(s): Graduate students in the Ontario Veterinary College who are working in the area of feline health and disease.
Amount: 1 award of $18,000 payable over 3 semesters
Roland A. W. Scott Memorial Scholarship [I5190]
Established in memory of Dr. Ronald A.W. Scott, OVC '85. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
The class of OVC '85, OVC graduate students and family and friends of Dr. Roland A. W. Scott, OVC '85.
Qualification(s): Graduate students enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College who are engaged in work related to laboratory or zoo animals.
Amount: 1 award of up to $350
Secord-Currey Scholarship in Companion Animal Bond [E5903]
Established by Dr. Alan Secord (OVC'29) and Dr. Raymond Currey (OVC'29), small animal practitioners with an interest in animal behaviour and relationships between humans and companion animals. Selection will be based on academic performance (proposed research project description, supporting letter from advisor, academic record to date) and financial need. The scholarship may be held for up to four years provided that academic performance is satisfactory. Preference will be given to doctoral students and to those holding the DVM degree. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year and submit a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by January 10.
Donor(s):
Dr. Alan Secord (OVC'29) and Dr. Raymond Currey (OVC'29)
Qualification(s): Entering student registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and intending to pursue studies related to the human-companion animal bond with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $30,000 payable over 3 semesters
Sharon Dunsmore Scholarship in Feline Studies [I5913]
Established in honour of Sharon Dunsmore, an active and committed animal lover, who gave of her time and resources to support animal welfare. Recipients are selected based on academic and research performance to date. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Sharon Dunsmore
Qualification(s): Graduate student in the Ontario Veterinary College who is pursuing studies related to feline health and disease.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Small Animal Graduate Research Scholarship [I5081]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Dean's Office, Ontario Veterinary College
Qualification(s): Graduate students engaged in canine or feline research and enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $1,200
Soren Rosendal Memorial Research Prize [I5682]
Established to honour the memory of Dr. Soren Rosendal, a highly respected researcher and teacher at the Ontario Veterinary College. Nominations may be made by any graduate student or faculty member in the department and should be accompanied by a brief statement of one page or less describing the research contribution made by the student. An award need not be made every year. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Soren Rosendal Memorial Scholarship Fund
Qualification(s): Graduate student in the Department of Pathobiology who has made an outstanding contribution to new knowledge in the course of her/his research.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Tamara Denberg Memorial Scholarship [I5087]
Established in memory of Tamara D. Denberg. Preference will be given to a student pursuing studies in oncology or clinical haematology. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Mrs. T. M. Paskaruk
Qualification(s): Graduate student enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Tasha Scholarship [I5065]
Selection will be based on high academic standing in the completion of their DVM or relevant graduate degree. Reference recommendation related to their completion of internship or equivalent. The scholarship may be held for up to three years provided that academic performance is satisfactory. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Rathlyn Foundation
Qualification(s): Students entering the Faculty of Graduate Studies, who are enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and pursuing research and advanced clinical training in companion animals. This can include DVSc. or PhD students. Preference will be given to students in the field of pet avian and exotic species health whose research will be in the health and diseases of pet avian and exotic animal species. If this program is unavailable or no candidate is identified, the award may be given to a student specializing in internal medicine or a related area with an emphasis on research in the area of anesthesia, pain control or health and diseases of pet avian and exotic species.
Amount: 1 award of $120,000 (payable over 9 semesters) every 4th year
Tippy Atkins Scholarship [I5090]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Qualification(s): Graduate students enrolled in the Ontario Veterinary College pursuing research in canine studies.
Amount: 1 award of $600
Vétoquinol Scholarship in Geriatrics in Companion Animals [I5921]
Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Vétoquinol N-A Inc.
Qualification(s): Graduate student who is enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and pursuing studies related to geriatrics with a minimum 80% average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Vétoquinol Scholarship in Swine Health [I5922]
Preference will be given to students undertaking studies in metabolic diseases of swine, but students conducting research in swine behaviour and/or welfare, infectious disease, and management of systems to improve growth, production and health will also be eligible. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.
Donor(s):
Vétoquinol N-A Inc.
Qualification(s): Graduate student who is enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and pursuing studies related to swine health with a minimum 80% average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Zoetis Graduate Student Scholarship [I5077]
Selection will be based on the relevance of the proposed research project to public health, and academic performance to date. Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in the winter semester of each year to the Office of the Associate Dean, Students, OVC.
Donor(s):
Zoetis
Qualification(s): Students holding a DVM degree and pursuing a post-graduate degree in the field of public health whose research will produce outcomes directly relevant to improving human and/or animal health in one of the following areas: infectious/zoonotic disease; food safety/food production; or animal welfare.
Amount: 1 award of $3,250
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