Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Medicine/

L’association canadienne de la m├ędecine des animaux de laboratoire

Student Travel Fellowship Award


Each award consist of up to $1,000 towards registration, travel, meals (including complimentary CALAM/ACMAL Luncheon ticket) and accommodations to attend the CALAS Symposium. 

About this Award

Each year, CALAM-ACMAL makes an award available for up to three Canadian veterinary students to travel to the CALAS Symposium. The Veterinary Student Travel Fellowship is intended to increase awareness of, and interest in, the practice of laboratory animal medicine by assisting veterinary students who have demonstrated an interest in the field to attend the annual CALAS Symposium and associated CALAM/ACMAL events (Luncheon, Scientific Sessions).


  • Interested students will submit a package to the CALAM/ACMAL Secretary including:

                                            i.            Contact information

                                          ii.            Current CV

                                        iii.            Essay of up to 500 words describing their interest in laboratory animal

                                        iv.            medicine, participation in activities related to laboratory animal medicine,

                                          v.            as well as their career goals

                                        vi.            E-mail contact of a CALAM/ACMAL member in good standing who is/has been a mentor/advisor in the field of veterinary medicine/laboratory animal medicine

                                      vii.            An estimate of expenses to attend the upcoming CALAS/ACSAL Symposium

  •  The student will be encouraged to present a poster at the CALAS/ACSAL Symposium.                                 
  • To be eligible for this award, the applicant must be a full-time student in a DVM program who has completed one year of their program in Canada, or a Canadian student attending a foreign veterinary school.

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