Education Trust

Developing the next generation of bovine practitioners.

The Bovine Education Trust (BET) exists to provide funding of enhanced learning activities for OVC students interested in bovine veterinary medicine and to contribute to the training of veterinarians to serve rural communities.

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Bovine Education Trust Stipend

The BET will fund students up to a maximum of $1,000 per student. The amount awarded in a given year will be dependent on available funds and the quality of applications.


Students at OVC who are arranging elective opportunities for their final year related to bovine medicine and management. A limited number of elective experiences related to other food animals may be included in applications and may also be considered. Applicants should have demonstrated interest and experience in food animal veterinary medicine.


All students must submit the following to be eligible to be considered for a BET award:

Letter of Intent – For each proposed activity please succinctly provide as much as possible of the following information:

a. Objective;

b. Summary of planned activities and experiences;

c. Location; 

d. Dates and duration;

e. Cost;

f. Status: Is the activity or elective confirmed?

2.  Resumewith emphasis on food animal experience. Please include your stream selection for Phase 4.

Decision Process

The deadline for application for these awards is Monday, October 16, 2017. Each application must be submitted to Ruth Cudmore, OABP Executive Assistant, electronically as a PDF.

Please email your completed application to the attention of:  Ruth Cudmore, Executive Assistant, Ontario Association of Bovine Practitioners at with a subject line “Bovine Education Trust Stipend”. ALL applicants will receive an email confirmation upon receipt of your application. If you do not receive the confirmation, please contact Ruth.