VMBS International Travel Awards

General Information

  1. Applications should be submitted at least 2 months before intended travel in order to be reviewed at the quarterly International Program Advisory Committee (IPAC) Meeting.  If the applications are submitted closer than 2 months to your departure date, the committee will not review the applications.
  2. If your application is approved but for some reason you cannot go on the trip, there is no penalty. Just contact the IPAC Chair and the International Programs Coordinator and inform them that you are not going.
  3. International Program Advisory Committee Meetings are usually held in
    • September
    • December
    • March
    • June

VMBS Student Independent Study Abroad Award

Please send completed application to IPAC Chair, Jan Suchodolski (jsuchodolski@cvm.tamu.edu).

Deadline: Applications should be submitted at least 2 months before intended travel in order to be review at the next quarterly International Program Advisory Committee Meeting. Applications will be accepted until all available funding has been awarded.

Purpose: Texas A&M University and the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences are committed to helping students access career enhancing opportunities in an international setting. To this end, students may apply for $1,000 awards to help offset travel expenses.

The application deadline will remain open until all awards have been granted.

In order to qualify and receive this scholarship, the following stipulations apply:

  • Students must register through the Texas A&M Education Abroad office.
  • Students must meet with a Texas A&M VMBS faculty mentor to help them with their international plans. If you need help finding a faculty mentor, check out the list of available faculty mentors and their areas of interest. Should you have trouble, please talk to International Programs; we may be able to help you.
  • Scholarships are for travel for international work or study opportunities in veterinary medicine or related biomedical sciences but NOT to attend international conferences.
  • The awards are NOT for existing faculty-led study abroad courses.
Download the Student Independent Study Abroad Award Application

Check out the Education Abroad site for more funding opportunities!


VMBS Faculty Travel Award for New International Program Development

Please send completed application to IPAC Chair, Jan Suchodolski (jsuchodolski@cvm.tamu.edu).

Deadline: Applications should be submitted at least 2 months before intended travel in order to be reviewed at the next quarterly International Program Advisory Committee Meeting. Applications will be accepted until all available funding has been awarded.

Purpose: Limited competitive awards (4) up to $3,750 are available for international travel to support new programs that will enhance the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ international opportunities through research collaboration, study abroad, or international development.

In order to qualify and receive this funds, the following stipulations apply:

Download the Faculty International Travel Award Application