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Dedicated to Developing Responsible Herbal Practice

Established in 2002 by Susan Wynn, DVM, CVA, CVCH, AHG, DACVN

VBMA WEBINARS

 

Webinars are only $70 for our VBMA Members, and you have the option of attending live or viewing a recording.

 

WEBINAR: 12/12/19 8 PM

featuring Dr. Kendra Pope

Use of Herbal Medicine Alongside Conventional Cancer Treatment

 

Recordings of all our past programs are available for purchase HERE.

VBMA CONFERENCE

 

Coming October 2020, in conjunction with the ACVBM Annual Conference at the Graduate Hotel in beautiful downtown Eugene, Oregon. Join us on October 25th for the Mushroom Festival, followed by two days of lectures, and finally our 2020 EcoTour at Belknap Hot Springs 10/28 - 10/30.

 

You choose which events you wish to attend! More info available soon.

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VBMA EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR VETERINARY STUDENTS

 

The Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association currently offers an annual educational scholarship opportunity, open to veterinary students, in order to promote herbal education. The funding for this scholarship is donated by one of our incredibly generous VBMA members...many thanks for your support! Also included - FREE VBMA membership for 2 years upon graduation.

 

2020 Requirements:

COMING SOON!

 

Award Amounts, Selection Criteria, Funds Distribution and Essay Publication:

 

  • The amount of scholarship funds awarded each year will total no less than $1000.00
  • Essays will be read and award(s) decided by the President and President-Elect of the VBMA.
  • Scholarship funds may be distributed to a single winner, or multiple winners, in amounts determined by the  President and President-Elect.
  • All award-winning essays will be published on the VBMA website.
  • The first-place winning essay will also be published in the Journal of Veterinary Botanical Medicine.

 

Announcement of Award:

The winning essay will be announced at the VBMA’s annual meeting at the AHVMA convention of that year.

 

Use of Award Money:

The recipient of the educational scholarship may use their award money for any AHG (American Herbal Guild) event or class by a RH (AHG), and any CIVT, Chi, IVAS, VBMA or equivalent veterinary herbal class. Alternatively, the funds may be used for the purchase of herbal books, VBMA CDs, teleconference registrations or similar educational events. Note: There is no expiration date for monies awarded so you can use it on future continuing education needs!

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:

 

2019 - FOUR WINNERS!

 

First Prize, $3000.00:

Cheyenne Bone - Oklahoma State University. Read her essay HERE.

 

Runners-Up, $1000.00 each:

Lillian McKinley – Washington State University. Read her essay HERE.

Alisha Mason – Washington State University. Read her essay HERE.

Jannatul Nyema Nikita - Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. Read her essay HERE.

 

 

 

2018 - THREE WINNERS!

 

First Prize:  Dayna Locitzer, Cornell University, $750.00. Read her essay HERE.

Second Prize:  Rebecca Haber, University of Wisconsin-Madison, $500.00. Read her essay HERE.

Honorable Mention: Ashley Shaw, University of Georgia, $250.00. Read her essay HERE.

 

 

 

2016 - TWO WINNERS!  Erika Ancier, read her essay HERE.  Iina Valkeisenmäki, read her essay HERE.

 

Margot Mercer, 2014 winner.  Read her essay HERE.

 

Presentation of 2014 Scholarship to Margo Mercer by VBMA President Laurie Dohmen.

RECEIVE FREE FUNDING FOR YOUR CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL NEEDS!

 

A minimal investment of your time = money AND publication.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!

 

STUDENTS MAY ALSO JOIN THE VBMA FREE OF CHARGE - SIGN UP HERE!

 

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