Eligibility & Application
On-Line Applications are now being
See below for additional information.
First- and second-year professional veterinary student in good
academic standing are eligible. The following students are
ineligible based on their prior exposure:
- students who are prior recipients of Fellowships
- students currently enrolled in graduate programs in
- students with an advanced graduate degree (requiring a thesis
or dissertation) in science
If in doubt regarding your eligibility, contact Dr. Smith (979-845-5167).
Students will select a mentor for the summer program prior to
applying. See the list of
potential mentors. One informational lunch in the fall, October
11, 2012, will be devoted to discussions about selecting a mentor.
Program coordinators (Drs. Smith, Adams, Long & Chowdhary) will
also meet with all potential applicants to assist in mentor
The on-line application requires a user name and password. After
registering, you will be able to edit or complete your application,
by using the same name and password, at any time up to the
We are now accepting
applications. [On-Line Application]
Deadline for 2013 Program:
5:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2013.
Students from colleges other than Texas A&M are
encouraged to apply. Please contact Dr. Smith (979-845-5167) for
information and assistance with identifying a Faculty Mentor.
In addition to the on-line
application, Please request a letter from your Associate Dean
providing (1) a statement of your good standing in the professional
curriculum at your College, (2) your pre-professional GPA, (3) your
professional GPA, and (4) your present class ranking. The letter
should be received by Friday, February 1, 2013 and
Dr. Bhanu Chowdhary, Associate Dean
Attention: SVSRF Program 2012
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4461
Selection Criteria. The applications will be
reviewed and evaluated on a competitive basis by a Selection
Committee. Factors that will be considered are the:
- academic performance
- statements of motivation and expectations
Notification of Acceptance into the VMSRTP Program.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application
within 2-3 weeks of the application deadline.