VMG Scholarship

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The VMG-CVPM Scholarship: Designed to Take Veterinary Practice Professionals to the Next Level.

A new scholarship program—created through a collaboration between VMG, Zoetis and the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA)—is providing a unique scholarship opportunity to obtain the Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) credential—the highest level of certification a veterinary practice management professional can achieve.

The VMG-CVPM scholarship will provide:

  • a waiver for the CVPM Exam Fee (an $825 value for non-VHMA members/$675 value for VHMA members),
  • complimentary registration to participate in the VHMA’s eleven-week CVPM Test Preparation Program (a $835 value for non-VHMA members/$595 value for VHMA members) including: a print copy of the CVPM Preparation Workbook, access to two VHMA Empower U Self-Assessment examinations, and a license to access CVPM Test prep Digital Flashcards ($45 value)
  • $1,000 cash toward the purchase of publications on the CVPM recommended reading list,
  • and complimentary VHMA membership

Learn more about our CVPM certification program and download the free application.

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Scholarship Application Details

This VMG-CVPM Scholarship Program brings this esteemed opportunity to five (5) individuals annually who meets the following criteria:

  1. Must meet current CVPM Certification program qualifications (a completed CVPM application is required)
    • Active employment as a practice manager for a minimum of three (3) years within the last seven (7)
    • Eighteen (18) college semester hours in management related courses
    • Forty-eight (48) hours of continuing education courses, seminars, etc., specifically devoted to management earned within the preceding three (3) years
    • (4) Letters of recommendation
  2. Is an employee of a current VMG member practice
  3. The application must be meet the September 1 submission deadline. Be sure to identify your VMG Group # on your CVPM application. The CVPM application must be complete for consideration - all supporting documentation and recommendation letters must be submitted by the deadline.

What Can a CVPM Bring to YOUR Veterinary Practice?

The CVPM certification process is rigorous and focuses on creating well-rounded practice managers who demonstrate a high level of expertise and who are better prepared to address the needs of practice owners. CVPM certification ensures the continuation of ongoing learning and connects like-minded professionals who share information and support. 

Certification is a win-win for the practice and its manager!

The CVPM certification program and the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) are exclusive of each other, but go hand-in-hand in enhancing one’s professional career.

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