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MSD Animal Health Research Bursary for Student & Qualified Veterinary Nurses


Veterinary research is essential to continue to improve the welfare of animals and for the future of the veterinary profession. Veterinary nurses play a pivotal role in the veterinary industry and can contribute significantly to veterinary research. The MSD Animal Health Research Bursary has now been extended to include student and qualified veterinary nurses to support their research ventures.

One £1,000 research bursary will be made to the student or qualified veterinary nurse in the UK with the best research project application, with an opportunity to win additional prizes at the MSD Animal Health Research Bursary Day.

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The best research project will also be encouraged and supported financially to present their research at a relevant veterinary conference.

Applications will be invited from 15th October 2018 with a deadline for entries of Friday 10th May 2019.

Please download the forms below for details of the application process and to complete the application form.

For further information please email