Prospective Student Application Form

Before starting, please review the application requirements.

Prospective Student Deadline is October 16th

*Please note that only applicants with completed applications (submitted via VMCAS) to the DVM program and meet the criteria for consideration of the VSTP program will be reviewed.

Prospective Students

Admitted VSTP students will apply to their PhD program(s) of interest at the beginning of their second DVM year (V2)

A complete list of graduate programs may be found here.
Example: 9/1/18 – 5/1/19, UC Davis, 780 hours, Dr. Xinbin Chen
VSTP applicants are REQUIRED to submit 3 VMCAS letters of recommendation (LOR) for the DVM program, and a minimum of 2 additional letters of recommendation from research scientists that address your research potential. We will accept a maximum of 6 letters.
List the Names of the persons submitting letters on your behalf:
Statement of Intent (7,500 character limit, including spaces). Include research background, interests, research experience, and reasons for pursuing a dual degree.
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.