How to Apply

How to Apply for the IVSA Development Fund

Who can apply?

Any student body from a Veterinary teaching facility


What do you need to apply?

The Development Fund will be awarded to a veterinary school based on need and motivation.  The Development Fund aims to assist the maximum number of students and staff possible each year with the funds raised. The applying students must have encouragement from the teaching staff.   A cover letter explaining their motivation and need from the Dean of the faculty must be included.  This letter may be uploaded as part of the electronic application, or sent by post. English is the official language of IVSA, but is NOT required for your application to be considered.

To request a paper copy of the application, please email the DAD (Development Aid Director) at  Please, use the subject line, “DF Application.” We hope to help advance veterinary student education leading to improvements in animal welfare and public health!

***The application period for the 2015-2016 IVSA Development Fund will be from the 1st of January to the 29th of February, 2016.***

If you are unable to download or use the application form linked on the bottom of this page, please contact the IVSA DAD (Development Aid Director) at

You can download the DF application form in the following links
(You only need to fill in one application, in the format of your convenience)
☞ Application Form 2015-2016 (English)
☞ Cover Letter (English)
☞ Application Form 2015-2016 (Spanish)
☞ Cover Letter (Spanish)
☞ Application Form 2015-2016 (French)
☞ Cover Letter (French)