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Entries in EPDC (17)

Monday
Dec032018

Economic Initiative Essay

Economic Initiative Essay

SAVMA's Education and Professional Development Committee 

The economic initiative essay requests actionable solutions to student economic issues, including but not limited to student debt, budgeting, and tuition. The grant will award $250 to two students chosen for merits of their essay and the education and professional development committee will work to implement these solutions if feasible.

Submit your responses here. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2018. Must be a SAVMA member to apply.

Monday
Nov192018

NAVLE Package Scholarship

NAVLE Package Scholarship
SAVMA's Education and Professional Development Committee 

Submit an essay of 250 words or less outlining the importance of dedication to lifelong learning to being a successful veterinary professional for a chance to win $300 towards a NAVLE study package of your choice from SAVMA’s EPDC Committee.

Apply here. The deadline is December 31st, 2018. You must be a SAVMA member to apply.

Monday
Sep102018

Conference Travel Grant

2017-2018 Conference Travel Grant
SAVMA's Education and Professional Development Committee 

Offering retrospective funding to veterinary students who attended any conference* from the dates of August 1st, 2017 to July 31st, 2018.

Attending a veterinary conference in a respective field of interest provides opportunities for students to network and learn about activities of professional veterinary organizations. Conferences also offer a variety of wet labs and CE sessions that students can attend. Therefore, the Education and Professional Development Committee has started a Conference Travel Grant opportunity to help offset the cost of attending any veterinary conference* from the dates of August 1st, 2017 to July 31st, 2018! Six awards will be given at $250 each and are available to any SAVMA member. Applications are due by Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 5 pm CT and can be found here!

*Please note, this application will NOT apply to SAVMA Symposium.

Monday
Aug202018

Conference Travel Grant

2017-2018 Conference Travel Grant
SAVMA's Education and Professional Development Committee 

Offering retrospective funding to veterinary students who attended any conference* from the dates of August 1st, 2017 to July 31st, 2018.

Attending a veterinary conference in a respective field of interest provides opportunities for students to network and learn about activities of professional veterinary organizations. Conferences also offer a variety of wet labs and CE sessions that students can attend. Therefore, the Education and Professional Development Committee has started a Conference Travel Grant opportunity to help offset the cost of attending any veterinary conference* from the dates of August 1st, 2017 to July 31st, 2018! Six awards will be given at $250 each and are available to any SAVMA member. Applications are due by Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 5 pm CT and can be found here!

*Please note, this application will NOT apply to SAVMA Symposium.

Wednesday
May302018

NAVLE Survey Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the NAVLE Survey! Thank you to all the students who completed the survey to provide helpful advice for future students taking the NAVLE.  We wish all new graduates the best of luck as they enter into this new phase of their veterinary careers. Stay tuned in the next few months for a summary of the study advice given by the recent graduates!  


Sarah Kooy (Ohio State)

Taylor Powell (Texas A&M)

Courtney Dewlaney (Oregan State)

Alexandra Easton (Michigan State)

Samantha Wong (Atlantic Veterinary College)

 

The NAVLE survey is sponsored by SAVMA's Education and Professional Development Committee for fourth year veterinary students after they have taken their national exam. The goal is for succeeding student to be able to read the survey results as they themselves prepare for the NAVLE.