The Faculty of Veterinary Science has been the recipients of bequests from its alumni and other members of the community. It is because of this generosity that the following bequests are available for Faculty members to apply and many innovative projects have been funded.

A call for applications for the following bequests are usually sent in March of each year.

Trust/Bequest   Conditions of the Award
Constance H Aird Diabetes Bequest          Research into animal diabetes
Dorothy Minchin Bequest               The Dorothy Minchin Bequest was established in 1992 for research in the Faculty of Veterinary Science. 
J.M. and J.R. Stewart Legacy  The JM &JR Stewart Legacy was established in 1989, for the advancement of science for the treatment of disease in horses and dogs.
Margot Roslyn Flood Bequest 1974 for the purpose of assisting the research into the health of dogs and other purposes related there to. 
Sarah and Anne Payten Canine Cancer Research Fund    The Sara and Ann Payten Canine Cancer Research Fund was established in 1991.  The principal object of the fund shall be the investigation of cancer in animals and especially in dogs. 
Thea Jean Schnakenberg Bequest The Thea Jean Schnakenberg Bequest was established in 1981 to fund canine research in the Faculty of Veterinary Science. 
The TJ Robinson Travelling Fellowship These funds are to be used to promote the development of outstanding young academics (Senior PostGrads or early Post Doc) in the traditional disciplines of animal husbandry, namely Reproduction, Genetics and Nutirtion.  These funds to be used to support participation in a major international conference, to fund the cost of a standard return economy airfare to the site of the conference, plus the cost of registration and accommodation at the conference.
Whitehead Bequest - Conservation A grant of up to $25K to support veterinary education or research undertaken to promote health and conservation of wildlife, particularly in association with the Wildlife Health and Conservation Centre.  Funds awarded on quality of application and its impact on veterinary education or veterinary research in support of the conservation of wildlife.
Whitehead Bequest - Preservation A small grant of up to $3,000 available to support research students and trainees  undertaking research aimed at assisting the preservation of endangered Australian wildlife.   The academic supervisor should be the applicant and student or trainee will be co-investigator. Funds only to be awarded if suitable projects available.
Whitehead Bequest - Welfare A small grant of up to $3,000 available to support research students and trainees  undertaking research aimed at assisting the preservation of endangered Australian wildlife.   The academic supervisor should be the applicant and student or trainee will be co-investigator. Funds only to be awarded if suitable projects available.
Bequest Application Form