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SAVF Bursary Fund Application 2021 : South African Veterinary Foundation

Organisation : South African Veterinary Foundation
Scholarship Name : Bursary Fund Application 2021
Applicable For : BVSc IV and BVSc V Students (Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria)
Last Date : 30th April 2021
Website : https://savf.org.za/bursaries/

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SAVF Bursary Fund

Bursary applications for 2021 are now open until 30th April 2021. The South African Veterinary Foundation has 2 bursaries available valued at R10 000 each in conjunction with Lakato Veterinary Wholesalers. Bursaries are awarded with “no strings attached”.

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BVSc IV and BVSc V students from the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, who are in need of financial assistance, are eligible to apply.

Requirements are academic merit (above 60% average examination marks) and an active role in student activities, which may include sport, cultural activities, or any other aspect of student life.

How To Apply?

Application is online : https://savf.org.za/bursaries/

It involves:
** Completing 10 multiple choice questions on the SAVF
** Supplying your name, student number, your current year of study (e.g. 4 or 5), telephone numbers, e-mail address, your current student debt (upload a PDF document to prove this), uploading a PDF copy of your academic record for last year and a brief CV onto the electronic web application form

Before You Start:
Please read through the form and note that some documents are required from you. It would be best to have these documents prepared and ready to upload before starting your submission.

Quiz Questions

Question 1: The current chairperson of the South African Veterinary Foundation is:
** Joubert Viljoen
** Martin Schulman
** Gert Steyn
** Didi Claassen

Question 2: Which fund of the South African Veterinary Foundation, funds the Student Bursary?
** Wildlife Fund
** Student Bursary and Book Funds
** Community Veterinary Clinics Fund
** Pet Memorial Fund.

Question 3: Which of the following statements regarding the Foundation logo is INCORRECT?
** The “S” represents the Afrikaans word for stigting
** The background sphere represents water
** The “F” makes the logo bilingual
** The “V” symbolises the veterinary profession

Question 4: Which of the following is NOT a goal or purpose or the Rhino Conservation Fund?
** Monitor treatment outcomes of injured Rhinos
** Aid with forensic tests
** Aid with the treatment of rhinos
** Support rhino and associated species research

Question 5: Which book does the Foundation sponsor to final year veterinary students?
** Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine
** The Care and Capture Manual
** BSAVA Small Animal Formulary
** Clinical Veterinary Advisor

Question 6: Which of the following companies have NOT been associated with the Foundation?
** Lakato
** Mercantile Bank
** Zoetis
** Ascendis

Question 7: Which of the following, regarding funding of research projects, is INCORRECT?
** Contribute to human health
** Benefit animal health
** Improved animal welfare
** Aimed at understanding animal diseases

Question 8: On the Home page of the website, which of the following wild animal is NOT present?
** Lion
** Rhinoceros
** Elephant
** Wild Dog

Question 9: In which journal was the paper ‘Cardiovascular effects of etorphine, azaperone, and butorphanol combinations in chemically immobilized captive white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)’ published?
** African Zoology
** Conservation Physiology
** Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
** Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Question 10: Which of the following projects supported by the Foundation has NOT YET been published?
** Platelet indices in dogs with Babesia rossi infection
** Method comparison and generation of plasma biochemistry RIs for the White rhinoceros on a point-of-care and wet chemistry analyser
** Physiological effects of rapid intravenous infusion of fluids for the treatment of hypovolaemic hypotension in anaesthetised cats
** Prevalence of dental disorders in an abattoir population of horses in South Africa by oral examination of intact and bisected heads

Last Date

Applications close on Friday 30th April 2020.


For further information, please contact Dr. Remo Lobetti at (011) 706 6023 or rlobetti@mweb.co.za

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