NJVF Veterinary Technology and Assistants Scholarship Application

Applications will be accepted from BOTH full-time and part-time vet tech students,

but ONLY full-time students in vet assistant programs.

Please make sure to include the following when submitting your application:

  1. Copies of the applicant's 1040 return to the IRS for the year prior to the date of this application must be filed with the board with this application.
  2. If an applicant does not include his/her tax return, a letter of explanation should be included explaining the omission.
  3. Letters of Reference:Certificate of Academic Standing & Residence
    • A letter of reference from a faculty member from your college of veterinary technology /assistants program is required to be filed with this application.
    • This letter must be dated.
    • At least one letter of reference from a veterinarian, working in the State of New Jersey must be filed with the board with this application. This letter must be dated.
    • A letter of reference from a non-veterinarian, though not required, would be helpful to the board. This letter must be dated.

Incomplete applications or applications without the above requirements will not be considered for education grant by the board. It is the student's responsibility to assure that these items of documentation are filed with the board.

Application deadline has been extended!


Questions? Please contact us at (908) 281-0918 or [email protected].

10 Reasons YOU should become a member…

• To be a voice of the association that represents you and your profession.
• To share your experiences and connect with colleagues and comrades throughout the veterinary community.
• To show your commitment to education as a veterinary paraprofessional.
• To gain access to reduced registration rates for all NJVTA seminars/conferences and many other animal care organizations as well. Some are Free!
• To stay informed. Our social media keeps you connected to news and events relevant to your interests.
• The opportunity to pursue further certification as a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) and/or a Veterinary Technologist (B.S. CVT).
• Business and networking opportunities. Catapult your Career!
• Reduced membership rates for NAVTA (National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America).
• Career and success mentoring and counseling.
• Opportunities to volunteer for the organization and/or for animal charity events.

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Membership in the NJVTA is available in three categories:
Certified Veterinary Technician/Technologist Membership
General Membership is open to Veterinary Assistants and Support Staff
Student Membership is open to Veterinary Technology/Veterinary Assistant Students

Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)
What it means to be a Credentialed Technician

An individual who is a graduate from a two or four-year, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technology program and who has passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam, (VTNE) meets the requirements to apply for registration as a credentialed veterinary technician.

New Jersey Veterinary Technicians & Assistants

PO Box 7677
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Email: [email protected]

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