Len Cullen Veterinary Anaesthesia Award

The Len Cullen Veterinary Anaesthesia Award was established in 2012 with an endowment provided by Emeritus Associate Professor Len Cullen to support travel costs for Residents or Registrars in veterinary anaesthesia who wish to attend a scientific international veterinary anaesthesia conference and/or meeting.

The educational benefits of these meetings are recognized.


One award is available.




For applications to support travel in 2019

Closes: Monday 5th August, 2019 (4:00pm) Australian WST


A singular one-off payment of $400 will be made to the awardee's nominated bank account.


To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

Be currently employed as a Resident or Registrar in Veterinary Anaesthesia at Murdoch University's School of Veterinary Medicine.  A resident will be given preference for the award; registrars will be considered if there are no suitable resident applicants.  Not awarded the Len Cullen Veterinary Anaesthesia Award previously.

More info:

The Award aims to supplement or pay for travel expenses to attend a scientific international Veterinary Anaesthesia conference or meeting of the World Congress of Veterinary Anaesthesia.

The funds may not be used for accommodation or general conference expenditure.

Presentation of a paper is not essential.

After returning from the meeting the recipient will be required to submit a short report describing what was achieved and the outcomes of attending the meeting.

How to apply

1 Applicants for the award should forward their CV along with a maximum of two pages addressing the following criteria:
• Name, position & contact information
• What are your objectives for attending this conference or meeting?
• What educational benefits are you expecting by attending the meeting?
• What anesthesia meetings have you attended previously and what did you achieve from them?
• This award is for travel to attend a scientific conference or meeting?
Please attach documentary evidence of all travel costs or include them in your statement.
2 Please submit applications electronically to:
Student Financial Support Office

What happens next?

All applications are ranked against each other in a careful assessment of the combination of each of these criteria:

  • Your overall eligibility.
  • Your level of responsibility for others, and your living arrangements.
  • Any personal circumstances of hardship you describe.
  • Your level of financial hardship.

Students who are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, have a disability or medical condition, or who come from a low socioeconomic background are prioritised in the allocation of these scholarships.

Applicants will be contacted by the Scholarships Office via the email address registered in MyInfo.