A record number of 17 applications for the ICLAS Veterinary Scholarships were received this December. The award consists of a maximum of €6000 for tuition and expenses to attend one of 7 identified training programs in laboratory animal science and medicine. A selection committee with members representing ICLAS, AAALAC, and IACLAM ranked the applications. ICLAS thanks the financial supporters that make this program possible: AAALAC, Charles River, AALAS, ACLAM, and CALAS (Canada). To learn more about the scholarships, see http://iclas.org/committees/education-and-training-committee/iclas-scholarship-program-for-veterinarians-in-laboratory-animal-science-and-medicine
Congratulations to the most recent awardees: Dr. Mangala Gunatilake of Sri Lanka, who will attend the program at Aachen University, in Germany; Dr. Claudia Delgado of Chile, who will attend the program at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, in Spain; and Dr. Sarawoot Yama of Thailand, attending the program at the University of Guelph, in Canada.