Graduate Student Salary Support
The AKC Canine Health Foundation allows salary support for graduate students on a sliding scale based on a standard schedule of progressive time in the laboratory.
|Year of Graduate Student
|Percentage of allowable salary in budget
***All studies involving animals must abide by CHF's Humane Use of Animals Policy.***
Items Ineligible for Funding:
Contact the Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions concerning the list of ineligible research expenses.
- Projects involving dog research colonies or any non-client owned dogs (i.e. participating dogs must have owner consent)
- Projects involving disease induction or injury models
- Transportation of live or dead dogs
Salary and Personnel Expenses:
- Salary of full time university or industry faculty or professional, salaried staff (non-profit or for-profit)
- Tuition or registration fees for classes or training
- Graduate student expenses associated with course work and teaching responsibilities
- Travel expenses related to research project objectives will be considered on a case-by-case basis (example: sample procurement, presentation of research findings)
- Purchase or rental of laboratory equipment or non-disposable parts
- Repair or maintenance of laboratory equipment or non-disposable parts
- Computer equipment and/or software
- Development of custom-designed computer software
Help Future Generations of Dogs
Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.