Letter of Intent

Merial/NIH Veterinary Scholars Program

We would like to get an idea of how many students might be interested in the Merial/NIH Veterinary Scholars Program. Also, we would like to know what type of research experience you would like to obtain, and what area of research you are interested in.  If you have not identified a potential mentor this may help us help you in your search.  Please provide answers to each of the following questions and submit as soon as possible. 

For more information, contact Drs. Cardin at rcardin@lsu.edu, Taboada at jtaboa1@lsu.edu, Leise at bleise@lsu.edu, or Saini at ysaini@lsu.edu for more information.

Description should be no more than 250 words.

By selecting the following box, you are agreeing to the terms of the program listed here:

  • Students must make full-time commitment to the program and cannot hold any summer jobs.
  • Students and mentors agree that students will make every effort to attend all lectures, field trips, and meetings unless excused prior to the event.
  • Students will make an oral Power Point presentation of results at the end of their projects to colleagues and mentors.
  • Students will present the results of their projects as posters at the Virtual National Summer Scholars Symposium and SVM’s Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day.

I authorize that all information provided on this application, including any and all personal and school data may be shared with the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine to apply to a research program. This data will be retained for up to one year. 

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