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Poultry Welfare Doctoral Research Scholarships
« on: Feb 08, 2010, 12:00 AM »
This research scholarship provides $18,000 per year for three years for an exceptional graduate student pursing a PhD at the University of Guelph in the area of poultry welfare. Applicants must hold or expect to hold (at the time of the start of award) a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in science, preferably in animal welfare and/or poultry science and must be admissible to the Graduate School of the University of Guelph and either Ontario Veterinary College or Ontario Agricultural College. Selection will be based on academic achievement and quality of their graduate research proposal in field of poultry welfare. Multidisciplinary projects are highly recommended. Applicants will be eligible to receive other scholarships and bursaries in conjunction with this program.

Applicants for the Poultry Welfare Doctoral Scholarship are evaluated by the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare (CCSAW) Steering Committee. Scholarship support is for three years full-time equivalent at the graduate level and is subject to yearly performance review by the CCSAW Steering Committee.

Students awarded the Poultry Welfare Doctoral Research Scholarship will be expected to participate in poultry industry and scholarly public events and attribute their support in all communications regarding their research. Funding of second and third year of the PhD program depends on successful progress as determined by the CCSAW Steering Committee. 

Applicants should arrange to have a complete application for doctoral program of study on file at Graduate Program Services and must submit a completed scholarship application to CCSAW, including application form, curriculum vitae, curriculum vitae of proposed supervisor(s), official university transcripts and 3 signed and sealed letters of reference by March 1, 2010.

Application is considered incomplete until all components are submitted. The student selected will begin their doctoral program in May or September 2010.

For a list of faculty members associated with Poultry Welfare at the University of Guelph, please see the CCSAW website Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare: Faculty | University of Guelph

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Poultry Welfare Doctoral Research Scholarships
« on: Feb 08, 2010, 12:00 AM »