Frequently asked questions
What are the requirements for me to apply?
You must be a UK or EU citizen who self identifies as being from the BAME community and who is applying to enter one of the UK or ROI veterinary schools in the autumn 2021 intake. The financial background of your family will be taken into account during the application process and priority will be given to those who are eligible for maintenance loans.
When can I apply to the scheme?
Applications for students hoping to start their veterinary progress in autumn 2021 will open on February 1st 2021 and close on April 30th.
In subsequent years, the application process will be brought forward – please check this website in summer 2021 for details on when the application window for our 2022 intake will open.
What funding will I be entitled to?
Successful scholars will receive £5000 per annum for the 5 (or 6 for Cambridge) years of the veterinary degree programme. This will be paid in 4 equal instalments through the year and can be used to support living or travel expenses.
Do I need to be based in the UK to apply?
You need to be a UK or EU citizen who has applied to study at one of the UK or ROI veterinary schools.
Already studying at university or just finished?
Whether you’re studying to become a vet or have recently completed your degree, we offer EMS placements and run a Graduate Academy at a variety of practices across the UK.