Benefits of Membership

Membership Perks

As a student member, you have access to all the same resources as your future colleagues—along with a few students-only benefits:

Earn money for your education through OVMA's scholarship programs, which have donated tens of thousands of dollars to student scholarships

Develop your innate leadership skills by being the OVMA representative for your class

Get free registration to the OVMA-hosted Midwest Veterinary Conference, North America's fifth-largest veterinary convention

Meet veterinarians in your field of interest through a variety of networking events

Receive the OVMA's award-winning bi-monthly newsletter, The Observer by mail or email, and get a sneak peek into what awaits you in your future profession

Get hands-on experience with OVMA veterinarians as part of the annual Food Animal Externship, available exclusively to student members

Find out what's going on in the veterinary world outside the classroom at free OVMA Lunch & Learn events

Stay updated on current news from the veterinary world, here in Ohio and beyond, via Facebook, Twitter, and periodic e-bulletins

Access the online Members Only Center, where you can find guidance documents, tip sheets, FAQs, webinars, a member directory, and more

Free New Graduate membership upgrade the year you graduate, and discounted dues in the two years following