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NZVA Awards, Grants and Scholarships
Part of being a proud and successful profession is acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of others.
Each year, the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) proudly recognises significant accomplishments, exemplary leadership, and tireless commitment to our veterinary community. We invite you to consider nominating a deserving colleague for the NZVA’s prestigious awards.
Award nominees must be current NZVA members to be eligible for nomination. To nominate someone, you will need to submit a nomination package.
Young Veterinarian Award - nominations for the 2018 award due 31 March 2018
This award category is open to NZVA member veterinarians up to the age of 35 years*. The Award will honour an individual who has shown outstanding medical, communication, and leadership skills since graduating as a veterinarian.
*award nominees must be under 35 on 31 March 2018.
Veterinary Impact Award - nominations for 2018 award due 31 March 2018
This award category is open to all NZVA members. The Award will be bestowed on an individual who has made a considerable positive impact for the veterinary profession, animal health or welfare, or public health during the past two years. Such impact could have been made through any field of veterinary endeavour, for example clinical practice, research, education, or veterinary politics.
Veterinary Business Excellence Award - nominations for 2018 award due 31 March 2018
This award category is open to veterinary clinical practices in New Zealand that are run by a veterinarian (who must be a current financial member of the NZVA). If the clinical practice is not run by a registered practising veterinarian, it must be employing NZVA member/s. Candidates may be nominated by any member of the NZVA, including associate members. The Award will recognise demonstrated business excellence that supports employee wellbeing, workplace innovation, entrepreneurial flair, professional leadership and collaboration, and/or customer service in a way that reflects positively on the veterinary profession.
The President's Award - nominations for the 2018 award are now closed. Nominations for the 2019 award are due by 1 December 2018.
This award recognises individuals or organisations who accomplish extraordinary achievements on behalf of the profession, and provide meritorious service to the profession in the broadest sense.
The Outstanding Services Award - nominations for the 2018 award are now closed. Nominations for the 2019 award are due by 1 December 2018.
This award acknowledges individuals who deserve special recognition for outstanding service on behalf of the Association and its members.
Honorary Life Membership Award
This award recognises individuals whose contribution to New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has been of an exeptional nature.
NZVA Companion Animal Veterinarians Branch