UFAW originally came into being as a federation of university animal welfare groups (hence its name) and still is continuing to forge strong links with universities and animal welfare scientists to help raise the profile of science-based approach to animal welfare.
Overseas LINK institutions are eligible to participate in the UFAW animal welfare student scholarship scheme and other UFAW and HSA research scholarships (which otherwise may be limited to UK universities) and submit applications for consideration. At present network has approximately 70 UK and overseas universities and colleges.
UFAW home page: http://www.ufaw.org.uk
UFAW is, for example, awarding animal welfare student scholarships for students in animal welfare
Animal Welfare Student Scholarships (d.l. 28.2.)
- promotes high quality research that is likely to lead to substantial improvements in animal welfare.
Dorothy Sidley Memorial Scholarships (d.l. 28.2.)
- promotes research projects that have a clear relevance to improving the well-being of food animals during transport, marketing, slaughter or killing