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Is your cash cow getting a little thin? Apply for an OVMA scholarship!

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Feed your cash cow! Apply for an OVMA scholarship.

The OVMA invites all Student Members to apply for the second annual Leadership in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship, established to acknowledge and advance the importance of organized veterinary medicine at all stages of a veterinarian’s career.

The scholarship, a $500 award paid directly to OSU’s office of Fees and Deposits, is only available to current OSU College of Veterinary Medicine students in good academic standing who are also Student Members of the OVMA.

To learn more and to apply for the 2011 award, please visit the Student Section of the OVMA website. The deadline for application is Oct. 3, 2011.

Questions? Send us an email.

Call for Poster Abstracts: Shelter Animal Medicine & Care

Midwest Veterinary Conference :: Hosted by the Ohio Veterinary Medical AssociationThe Midwest Veterinary Conference invites abstracts for posters to be exhibited during its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, to be held Feb. 23 to 26, 2012. All veterinarians, shelter medicine graduate students (present and former), and veterinary students interested in presenting current, relevant, and exciting information regarding shelter medicine are encouraged to participate.

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OVMA establishes program to benefit students

5 for 5 for the FutureAs part of its growing student outreach efforts, the OVMA recently created 5 for 5 for the Future, an initiative aimed at raising money for student scholarships and programs.

The initiative, approved by the OVMA Board of Directors at its June meeting, will set aside $5 from every Midwest Veterinary Conference registration for the next five years into a fund to support veterinary and technician student scholarships and programs.

The OVMA estimates that this program will raise $17,500 in revenue each year, for a total nearing $90,000 over the five-year period.


Join the OVMA for our annual MVC Preview Lunch tomorrow at noon

Students, learn more about one of the nation’s LARGEST vet conferences, the Midwest Veterinary Conference, and how you can be a part of making it great. Join OVMA for the MVC Preview Lunch TOMORROW at noon on campus! The OVMA will bring registration programs and lots of information on how students can attend the event for FREE and what volunteering opportunities are available.

When: Thursday, Jan. 13, noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium
Cost: FREE!

OSU seeking DVMs to speak to students about career

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is looking for practicing veterinarians that are willing to volunteer their time to share their experiences with high school and middle school students through various career day events held throughout the year. If you are interested in sharing your experiences, talents, and skills with students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, please contact April Pugh at pugh.102@osu.edu or (614) 247-1512.

AVMF announces OSU student scholars

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) announced May 5 the inaugural class of Pfizer Veterinary Student Scholars.

Pfizer Animal Health will provide up to $2 million in scholarships, administered in partnership with the Foundation, over the first three years of the program.

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