Do you need any help funding your college course, degree, CPD or research?

Bursary applications open early 2019!

BVNA Educational Bursary

Up to £500 available as assistance for RVNs to further their education or or students in training.

VN Times Student Bursary

£500 bursary to assist a student veterinary nurse in their training/education to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse, regardless of route to qualification.

The Kennel Club Charitable Trust Bursary

A fund of £3,000 is available to help defray the costs of veterinary nurse training.  These costs may be course fees or other costs of an educational nature.

The Kennel Club Charitable Trust Degree Bursary

An amount of £3,000 is available for one Degree student, which is distributed equally over a period of 3 years, to help defray the costs associated with training.  These costs may be course fees or other costs of an educational nature.

Applicants must be current a current BVNA Member CLICK HERE TO JOIN NOW

AWF Student Research Grants

These grants were created to support the development of students in the field of animal welfare and are intended for extracurricular research projects only. Projects must be designed to have a practical and positive impact on raising animal welfare standards and be based on sound scientific principles. The scheme is open to those studying veterinary medicine, veterinary nursing, agricultural studies and animal welfare, who will have completed 2 years of study by the start of the project.


MSD Veterinary Nurse Research Bursary

One £1000 bursary will be made available to the student or qualified veterinary nurse in the UK, with the best research project application.  There will be a further opportunity to win additional prizes at the MSD Animal Health Research Bursary Day.


RCVS Knowledge Grants and AwardsRCVS Knowledge Logo

The grants and awards programme celebrates achievement and builds new knowledge that contributes to evidence-based veterinary medicine and other projects


Petsavers Student Research ProjectsPetSavers

PetSavers funds clinical research specifically designed to advance knowledge of conditions affecting small animals kept as pets with the ultimate aim of advancing the understanding of the cause and/or management of a clinical disorder.  Veterinary nurses can apply directly to the BSAVA.