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PVMA is Pleased to Offer Leadership Scholarships to 10 of Its Members

The Power of 10 (P10) Scholarship Program is designed to cultivate leadership traits in PVMA Members and provide learning that will enrich them both personally and professionally. This program spans two years. The first year is focused on the education and the second year is putting newly acquired skills into action. The selection committee will only be choosing 10 members, so, make a strong statement of why the committee should choose you!

Deadline to apply is May 29, 2020

What is P10?

The P10 Scholarship Program provides 10 PVMA Members with leadership development sessions over 2 years. Sessions will include face-to-face round table discussions and attendance to PVMA continuing education programs.

1st Year - Learning:
  • How to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers and resolve conflicts.
  • Learn more about managing your finances: setting financial goals, personal budgeting and debt consolidation management.
  • How to make wellbeing and self-care a priority.
  • Learning and networking opportunities that will help you grow personally and professionally.
  • Practical skills to apply to your vet practice for team growth.
  • How to discuss pressing issues with legislators.
  • Opportunities to learn more about PVMA, how to get involved, get to know our leadership, and give back to your profession here in Pennsylvania.
2nd Year - Leading:
  • Become speaker or attendee at a PVMA District Meeting
  • Serve in the PVMA Leadership
    • Chair a Committee
    • Run for a Board of Trustees position
    • Chair a Task Force
  • Moderate PVMA's Online Communities
  • Write for the Magazine
  • Mentor New Members
  • Student/ Alumni Ambassador
  • Present another passion project to PVMA Leadership!

What Is Included In Your Scholarship?

  • Focus on your year - 2 project meeting with PVMA leadership
  • Attendance to PVMA’s Hall of Fame Awards program and the Annual Membership Meeting
  • Registration to two PVMA conferences with specific recommended sessions to develop your leadership, wellbeing:
    • Keystone Veterinary Conference, Hershey, PA - August 13-16, 2020
    • 3 Rivers Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA - November 7-8, 2020
  • Registration to a JumpStart Bootcamp, PVMA’s featured program- focused on client services and communications
  • Join a round table discussion focused on employment contracts & benefits, loans & debts, investments, and retirement/ownership of a business
  • Attend Legislative Day and meet with law makers to discuss pressing issues

General Rules And How To Apply?

  • You must be a PVMA member to apply and participate.
  • Your supervisor should commit to supporting your involvement in this initiative since you will likely miss 4-6 days of work for these important sessions. They must complete the Employer Consent Form.
  • Complete the P10 Application Form below by May 29, 2020. Our first class will be at PVMA’s Keystone Veterinary Conference so please make sure your schedule is clear.

Submit Your Application To The Power Of 10 Scholarship Program