Travel Awards

World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology African Foundation (WAAVP AF)

The WAAVP African Foundation will provide a limited number of partial scholarships to assist veterinary parasitologists from Africa to participate in the 29th WAAVP Conference (WAAVP 2023) to be held in Chennai, India 20-24 August 2023.

Applications should include:

• A copy of the abstract(s) for paper(s) or poster(s) which has been submitted to the 29th WAAVP Conference Convenor;

• A letter of recommendation from a current supervisor;

• An indication of how other costs (beyond a WAAVP AF grant) will be met (i.e., possibility of obtaining supplemental funds elsewhere);

• Other envisaged contributions to the conference (i.e., workshop participant, chairperson of session, etc.); and

• A brief indication of how the applicant sees attendance contributing to their development in veterinary parasitology.

Submit applications to:

Dr Rosina C. Krecek
4302 Berwick Place
College Station, TX 77845 USA

DEADLINE: 11 February 2023

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WAAVP Louisiana State University Travel Award Fund 

The Louisiana State University Faculty of Parasitology has established a WAAVP travel award fund.  This fund will supply five stipends of $1000 US to be spent for travel to the meetings of the WAAVP.  The awards will be made on a competitive basis to graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows.  Stipends will be awarded on the status of the applicant’s career in veterinary parasitology and the impact and potential quality of the work to be presented. Applicants from all countries are encouraged to apply, however, efforts will be made to diversify the awards internationally.

Application Materials required: 
1. The applicant should supply a brief letter describing the benefits of the award to his or her career at this time.
2. A current Curriculum Vitae.
3. The abstract to be presented at the WAAVP 2023 Congress.
4. A letter of support from the applicant’s mentor.

Professor James E. Miller
Department of Pathobiological Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge LA 70803-8416