Awards

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The College Prize is awarded to a veterinarian who has made an outstanding practical contribution to veterinary science or practice in Australia or New Zealand without the support of an academic environment. The Awards Committee will consider the applicability of the contribution in the broad field of veterinary science.

The Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Award recognises high academic and/or research accomplishment It is awarded to an Australian or New Zealand veterinarian making an outstanding contribution to veterinary science in the preceding five years.

The Fellowship Training Scholarship (value $8,810 in 2017) is awarded to a Member of the College who has successfully applied for the fellowship examination and seeks financial assistance to undertake or complete the approved training program.

A Fellowship Research Grant of $3,000 will also be awarded to a person performing research as part of a Fellowship training program approved by the College. The aim of the grant is to support either the research itself, analysis of results (e.g. statistical consultation).

The Meritorious Service Award is presented to reward a member or fellow of the College, who has consistently and tirelessly contributed to the College through voluntary service at chapter or higher level.

The Most Commendable Paper in an International Journal is awarded to highlight the scientific contribution members of the College make to the veterinary community internationally. This award will be specifically aimed at journal articles that provide insight to the pathogenesis of a disease condition, or substantially alter the treatment or prevention of disease.

The Membership Travel Grant is to reward a newly active member of the College, who is not in training in a fellowship program, attend an international veterinary event that will be of benefit to the individual professionally, as well as be of benefit to the chapter to which they belong.

The closing date for all Awards is 28 February annually. Nominations should comply with the relevant criteria, and should be forwarded to the College office. For assistance please contact Dr. Zoe Lenard, Chair of the College Awards Committee, by directing your enquiry through the College office.

Yours sincerely,
Zoe Lenard
Awards Committee Convenor.