Residency, 22/11/2021

Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Neurology - University of Cambridge (ECVN APPROVED)

Closing Date: Midnight on Wednesday 15 December 2021 / TO START 1 MARCH 2022, OR AS SOON AFTER AS POSSIBLE THEREAFTER



Please note:

The ability to take up this Scholarship is contingent upon you being able to evidence your right to work in the UK, or through gaining the right to work via the UK immigration system. Evidence will need to be provided before an offer can be made. Regrettably, this Scholarship is not suitable for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker or Temporary Worker visa routes as the minimum requirements cannot be met.


This Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification and is available to start on 1 March 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. The training programme covers all aspects of veterinary neurology including neurosurgery, imaging, electrodiagnostics and pathology, and is approved by the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN).


The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years. It is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months and review on an annual basis.


The Scholar will be required to register for the Diploma of the ECVN. The training programme requires participation in the Department’s clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion practice, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.


Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying her/him for membership. Completion of a recognised internship or a minimum of two years’ experience in small animal practice is essential.


Informal enquiries should be directed to Lisa Alves, Associate Principal Clinical Neurologist, by email: 


An application form (SCTS 1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website:


Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS 1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the SCTS in Neurology in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.


Applications should be submitted via e-mail to with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.


Closing Date: Midnight on Wednesday 15 December 2021


Interviews will be held on Thursday 13 January 2022