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Merial Invites Applications for Research Award

by 5m Editor
21 October 2011, at 11:06am

US - Merial is pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Veterinary Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians.

This award is open to graduate veterinarians who will soon complete or have recently completed a PhD programme in the biomedical sciences, or who are in the final one to two years of residency training in the field of veterinary pathology, medicine, surgery, radiology/imaging or laboratory animal medicine.

The recipient(s) of the Merial Veterinary Research Award will be invited to present their research at the Merial NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium. Award recipients will also receive a $2,500 honorarium.

Applications for the Merial Research Award should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Scientific manuscript or detailed written description of your research in journal format
  • Two letters of recommendation in support of submission

Applications will be evaluated based upon the scientific merit of the research performed, the quality of the manuscript or written description, the qualifications of the applicant including participation in scientific meetings, committees or other research related activities, and the strength of the supporting recommendations. Cover letters should include a brief statement describing how this award and a visit to Merial would benefit the applicant or help them further promote veterinarians in biomedical research.

Deadline for applications is 14 February 2012.

For further information, please contact Diane L. Larsen, DVM, PhD ([email protected]).