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Student Scholarships Deadline Approaching

20 February 2015

The deadline for applications to the 2015 Dorothy Sidley Memorial Scholarship Scheme is fast approaching. The scholarships provide up to £2,000 to enable students or industry trainees anywhere in the world to carry out a project which is aimed at improving the welfare of food animals in markets, during transport or at slaughter. Over 50 awards have been granted since the scheme was established in 1986 as a memorial to the late Miss Dorothy Sidley, General Secretary to the HSA for 48 years.

Previous projects have included:

  • An investigation into behavioural responses of broilers to low atmospheric pressure stunning. Nikki Mackie, University of Glasgow.
  • Investigation of equine slaughter and stunning methods. Elisabeth Bedford, Royal Veterinary College.
  • Evaluating and enhancing stakeholder knowledge of OIE animal welfare standards in Southeast Asia. Ihab Erian, University of Queensland.

The closing date for 2015 applications is the 27th February 2015


Read more about the scholarships, and download an application form here

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