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The Tuition for Vet Techs Scholarship, sponsored by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) and BoehringerIngelheim Animal Health USA Inc. (BI) is awarded each year in conjunction with National Veterinary Technician Week.


  • Must be a veterinary technology/nursing student enrolled full time in an AVMA-accredited program (on-campus or distance learning) that has completed at least one year of program requirements
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and full-time student status
  • NAVTA Student Membership required (SCNAVTA membership preferred)
    • Click HERE to find your membership number

How to Apply

  • Submit transcripts (official or unofficial is acceptable) showing a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • A letter from the Registrar (or program director) confirming current enrollment at full-time status
  • Submit a minimum of one professional letter of recommendation (i.e. program director, faculty, advisor, DVM, credentialed veterinary technician) (maximum of 3)
  • Submit a 500-word essay that addresses the following subjects:
    • Where do you see the future of the veterinary technology/nursing profession 5-10 years from now?
    • How will you contribute to the veterinary technology/nursing profession?
    • What are your career goals?
  • Deadline for submission is June 30th 2022

The Tuition for Vet Techs Scholarship will be awarded to up to 20 applicants in the amount of $2500.00 *per year. The scholarship funds may be used for payment of tuition fees, supplies for classes/labs, and textbooks. The scholarship funds will be mailed directly to the applicant’s school and/or program director.