RSPCA Future Animal Carer’s Grant

RSPCA Pet Insurance Future Animal Carer’s Grant is offered annually to one person and valued at $5000. 

We understand that qualified Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses are essential in assisting with the protection and maintenance of your pet’s health. For that reason, we aim to provide support to people who are interested in getting into roles which are related to Veterinary Medicine, Animal Care and Animal Sciences by providing the RSPCA Pet Insurance Future Animal Carer’s Grant.

Applications for the 2024 Grant are open until 31 October, 2024.

To be eligible, you must be enrolled full-time in an accredited Australian Tertiary Education Institution and be studying for a certificate, diploma, degree or traineeship in any of the following areas:

    • Veterinary Medicine;
    • Veterinary Science;
    • Veterinary & Life Sciences;
    • Animal Care;
    • Veterinary Nursing;
    • Animal Studies;
    • Animal Sciences;
    • Animal Nutrition;
    • Veterinary Technology; or
    • Any other courses leading to similar careers as an animal carer or pet health specialist

To apply for the RSPCA Pet Insurance Future Animal Carer’s Grant, you will need to write an essay with a maximum of 500 words on why you want to work in your selected industry and include examples of how you intend to use your future role to influence/affect improvements in animal welfare/health.