Funds, Awards & Jobs
BSAS currently offers the following Awards and Scholarships:
The Alan Robertson Fund for Animal Genetics
An award aimed at those interested in animal genetics, aimed at allowing people to attend meetings and undertake study tours or projects, it can also be used to bring animal geneticists to UK meetings. This scholarship is open to both members and non-members of BSAS. Date for submissions: 31st October each year. In years when the WCGALP is being held every four years, an additional application period will be added as notified by the society.
The Sir Kenneth Blaxter Scholarship
This scholarship is aimed at providing opportunities for younger BSAS members (ie post-graduates or those in the early years' of their animal science career). The scholarship is to be used for travel in the UK or overseas, or for a specified overseas study tour, or to fund a specific short research programme, it may also be used to part fund projects. Kenneth Blaxter is open to applicants from all branches of animal science and any reasonable proposal within the scope of the scheme will be considered. Date for submissions: 31st October each year (open to BSAS members only)
The Murray Black Award
Murray Black made a valued contribution over many years both to the organisation of the British Society of Animal Science and in his own chosen areas of animal research. The objective of this award scheme is to commemorate Murray's excellent work and attitude to animals and their science. The award aims to provide travel or research opportunities for younger members of the Society working in research, teaching, extension, industry or practical animal production. Date for submissions: 30th April each year (open to BSAS members only)
- Sir John Hammond Memorial Award
- President’s Prize
- RSPCA/BSAS Award for Innovative Developments in Animal Welfare
- Sir Kenneth Blaxter Scholarship
- The Murray Black Award
- The Alan Robertson Fund for Animal Genetics
- The Steve Bishop Early Career Award
- Biosciences KTN/BSAS Vacation Scholarships
- Industry Prize
- Kevin Shingfield Postgraduate Award
- Mike Steele Award
Other Scholarships and Awards
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