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Student Case Report Contest & French Fellowship

Announcing the French Fellowship

The ABVP Foundation is pleased to announce, through the French Fellowship, two student scholarships to attend the upcoming ABVP Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia this October. Students at any level of their veterinary education are eligible to apply. Recipients will receive $400 to cover the cost of Symposium registration and additional travel/lodging expenses.  

Students wishing to apply for the scholarship are required to write an essay discussing why they want to attend the Symposium and how it will impact their future veterinary career. Essays must be received by May 1, 2017 and must be between 500 and 750 words. Essays can be submitted to

Please include the following information on all submissions:

  • School you are attending
  • Year in veterinary school
  • Complete contact information (full name, address, email address, and phone number

26th Annual Student Case Report Contest

ABVP is pleased to announce the 26th Annual Student Case Report Contest. Every year, ABVP opens this contest to students in all areas of veterinary medicine and surgery. Winning case reports must include appropriate diagnostic workups as well as medical and/or surgical managements; a clear demonstration of veterinary expertise; the application of sound medical principles in diagnosis and treatment; and the communication of medical observations and data in an organized manner. Because submissions are reviewed using the same guidelines as those used to evaluate actual ABVP applicants, these winners are to be commended for their excellence.

The contest is divided into two categories:

  • Companion Animal (including equine)
  • Food Animal Species

Contest Awards

There will be up to three winners in each category. The First Place winner in each category will receive $800 and a stipend up to $1100 to attend the annual ABVP Symposium to receive his/her award.* The Second Place winners will receive a $400 cash award and Third Place winners will receive a $200 cash award.

Case Report Format and Guidelines

Case reports are expected to be written according to ABVP guidelines. Please refer to the ABVP Applicant Handbook for proper format and structure. All case reports must not exceed 40 pages in length.

Submission Guidelines

Case reports are submitted via e-mail to in either a PDF or Word file no later than March 15, 2017.

Notification of Results

The ABVP Student Case Report Committee will review the manuscripts according to the same guidelines used to evaluate actual ABVP applicants. All participants will be notified by mail of the results no later than April 30, 2017.

*The 1st place winner will be required to submit receipts for all expenses incurred for travel to and from the Symposium. Reimbursement will be made up to $1100 for actual monies spent. If the 1st place winner is unable to attend the annual ABVP Symposium, he/she may use it for the following year's Symposium only. Any unused funds are forfeited after that time.

Student Case Report Award History



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