ICVA Assessment Grant Program

The ICVA Assessment Grant program was developed by the Academic Veterinary Assessment Committee in 2019. Its purpose is to support research into assessment practices in veterinary medical education world wide.  Proposals that demonstrate capacity in building knowledge of assessment practices/methods (whether pre-clinical or clinical) are best suited for this grant. Total funding available for projects is $10,000 USD and projects are limited to a period of two years.


Suggested areas of interest/themes that may be considered are:

  1. Assessing competencies across the curriculum
  2. Outcome assessment
  3. Assessment of clinical reasoning
  4. Assessment of basic science knowledge
  5. Assessment of teaching
  6. Assessment of selection criteria
  7. Other similar areas focusing on assessment research

Criteria for submission:

  • Applicants must be faculty from AVMA accredited schools

  • Applicants must complete the required forms including the Letter of Intent and full proposal documentation

Information regarding the application timeline and process may be found below.

Typical Timeline for the Grant Application Process

  • April 1: Grant announcement and forms made available here
  • May 1: Letter of Intent
  • June 1: Full proposal invitation
  • July 31: Deadline Submission
  • August: Application Review
  • September: Applicants notified of awards

Questions regarding the grant competition or inquiries about how best to proceed, please contact Jeanne Blasewitz at jbla