In recognition of services to the alpaca industry by the late Dr Richard Dixon, the AAA offers a scholarship to senior veterinary students. The development scholarship honours the late Richard Dixon who is widely recognised for his vision and commitment to improving alpaca health and for establishing so many of the founding veterinary practices in Australian alpaca industry including Q-Alpaca.
Eligibility – The Richard Dixon Memorial Scholarship is available to senior students of Veterinary Science who are Australian citizens or permanent residents and who are studying at an Australian University.
Value – The scholarship is valued at up to $3,000 which will be paid in a lump sum when the scholarship is awarded.
Referees – Applicants are required to provide two (2) referees. Education institution referees are acceptable; however applications including an alpaca industry referee or a current member of the AVA’s Sheep, Camelid and Goat Veterinarians Group will be favourably considered. References must be provided in writing and submitted with the application.
Criteria – Funding will be awarded by AAA Ltd. Board of Directors for the benefit of veterinary students to assist in meeting financial outlay whilst furthering their education in South American Camelid medicine. The scholarship may be awarded to more than one applicant at the discretion of AAA Ltd. Board of Directors.
Forward a proposal outlining your alpaca research by 15 October 2021.
The successful applicant/s will be expected to provide a report, and a summary article for dissemination to AAA members.
Application form – 2021 Richard-Dixon-Application
For further information and an please contact AAA Chief Executive Officer Amanda Olthof – email@example.com