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SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £22,806.00 Year One (subject to change)

One Scholarship is available to start on 1 November 2019. The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification. The training programme covers all aspects of small animal medicine, including cardiology, clinical nutrition, oncology, medical neurology and clinical pathology, and is approved by the European College of Veterinary Medicine.

The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years. It is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months, and review on an annual basis.

The Scholar will be required to register for the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. The training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion practice, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

An applicant must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying her/him for membership. Completion of a recognised small animal rotating internship or minimum of two years spent in primary care practice are essential. The Training Scholarship is kindly sponsored by Royal Canin UK and as such an interest in clinical nutrition is desirable.

Informal enquiries: contact Helen Boyle on

Application form (SCTS 1) and Information Pack about the Scholarship can be found at:

Completed application form, curriculum vitae, and a covering letter should be emailed to quoting the post title in the subject or send a hard copy to Helen Boyle, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES

Closing date for applications: Monday 26 August 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 4 September 2019

Please quote reference PP20196 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Key Information

Department of Veterinary Medicine

Reference: PP20196

Dates and deadlines:

Thursday, 1 August, 2019
Closing Date
Monday, 26 August, 2019