NHVTA VTS Scholarship

The New Hampshire Veterinary Technician Association (NHVTA) is pleased to offer a bi-annual scholarship to New Hampshire Certified Veterinary Technicians interested in pursuing a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) designation. $500 will be awarded at the NHVTA Spring Conference, and at the NHVTA general membership meeting in the fall. The NHVTA realizes the demands of the rigorous VTS application process and is giving the awards as retroactive payback for the financial commitment made throughout the VTS journey.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a current CVT member (in good standing) with the NHVTA and a member (in good standing) the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA)
  • Supply proof of an accepted application packet to a NAVTA approved specialty academy. For a list of approved academies, please visit https://www.navta.net/page/specialties

Application Process

Applications are continuously accepted. Applications received by March 1 will be eligible for the Spring award, and applications received by September 1 will be eligible for the Fall award. Applicants are allowed two consecutive attempts to submit but may only win once.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Click on the link below to complete the online scholarship application form.
  • Proof of accepted VTS application packet must be uploaded into the online form. Acceptable documents include an approval letter from a NAVTA approved specialty academy or an invitation to complete a NAVTA approved specialty academy examination.
  • A personal essay must be uploaded into the online scholarship application form.
    • Please address the following in a one-page essay (500-700 words). Presentation will be considered.
      • What brought you to decide to seek specialization within your expected field? Where do you see yourself five years from now?
 VTS Scholarship Application