Applications are open for the 2024 WSAVA Michael J. Day Scholarship!

25 April 2023

Applications are now open for the 2024 WSAVA Michael J. Day scholarship. This scholarship was created in memory of Emeritus Professor, Michael Day, with the generous support of MSD Animal Health.

The scholarship is open to veterinary students around the world and will provide financial assistance to enable the selected Scholar to carry out research into an aspect of small companion animal infectious disease, clinical vaccinology, or immunology.

The Scholar will spend two-three months carrying out their research in a host university or academic environment of their own selection, with a grant of up to US$15,000 to support them in carrying out their project.

Emeritus Professor Michael Day was Chair of the WSAVA’s Vaccination Guidelines Group (VGG) from 2009 until March 2020, helping to educate thousands of veterinarians while supporting the welfare of millions of companion animals around the world. Michael was also BSAVA President during 2013-2014, and he played a key role on other BSAVA committees.

The deadline for applications is September 3rd 2023, you can find out more information including how to apply, via the WSAVA website.