Continuing Student Application Form

Current Students

VSTP applications are accepted annually from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine DVM students in DVM years one and two (V1 and V2). Students applying in DVM year two (V2) must apply for a PhD program at the time of VSTP application. Students applying in the year one should not apply to a PhD program at the time of VSTP application.

Please indicate which graduate group/program most closely aligns with your research interests. The choice you list in your application is not binding and may change as your research interests evolve. A complete list of graduate programs may be found here.
 
(include date you submitted an application and the program name):

List all your research experiences (dates, name of institution, time commitment (total hours worked), and mentor).
Example: 9/1/18 – 5/1/19, UC Davis, 780 hours, Dr. Xinbin Chen

Continuing student are REQUIRED to submit a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation from research scientists that address your research experience and/or potential. We will accept a maximum of 4 letters.

Statement of Intent (7,500 character limit, including spaces). Include research background, interests, research experience, and reasons for pursuing a dual degree.
Submit a resume or curriculum vitae and list any publications (accepted, submitted, or in review.
One file only.
10 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png, bmp, eps, tif, pict, psd, txt, rtf, html, odf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, xml, avi, mov, mp3, ogg, wav, bz2, dmg, gz, jar, rar, sit, svg, tar, zip.
(list the Month/Day/Year you took the exam)
If applying in the second DVM year (V2), a copy of the PhD application or a copy of the PhD acceptance letter should be provided.
One file only.
10 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png, bmp, eps, tif, pict, psd, txt, rtf, html, odf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, xml, avi, mov, mp3, ogg, wav, bz2, dmg, gz, jar, rar, sit, svg, tar, zip.