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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.

 

Herb Use in Post-Surgical

Rehab & Recovery

by Dr. Janice Huntingford

Recorded 5/16/19 - now available!

 

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

VBMA JOURNALS

 

The Journal of Veterinary Botanical Medicine is published biannually online and contains a treasure trove of articles, information, recipes, case reports, herbal monographs, event reviews, upcoming events and much more. First published in 2005, our Journals are FREE for all Members.

 

Not a member? You can purchase copies for only $10 per Journal HERE.

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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.

 

2019 Requirements:

Why do you want to use Herbs in Your Future Veterinary Practice? Is there an experience that you have personally had with herbs that has engaged your interest? How has herbal medicine influenced your course in veterinary school? Tell us a about yourself and you could win a scholarship to further your herbal education! Spread the word and tell your friends!  To submit your essay, simply complete the form online HERE, fill out the PDF version or send your information to office@vbma.org by 7/15/19 for consideration.

 

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:

 

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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