VECCS Educational Speaker Grant

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) Educational Speaker Grants are available to state and local veterinary medical associations, veterinary technician medical associations and other national and international non-profit groups that organize continuing education courses. This Grant is to be used to provide financial support for speaker compensation for emergency and critical care related continuing education. Individual $600 grants will be awarded to ten different organizations per calendar year, and will be applied exclusively toward speaker honorarium costs. This Grant is given in support of the VECCS mission, which is to provide a forum for collaboration of all individuals interested and involved with veterinary emergency and critical care medicine and surgery, and to promote the advancement of knowledge and high standards of practice in veterinary emergency medicine and critical patient care.

The organization must complete the application below.  The emergency and critical care topics can be surgical, medical, or practice management related. Speakers must be members in good standing of the VECCS.  The organization can select the speaker, or request a list of names of VECCS member speakers and topics.

The completed application must be emailed to [email protected] .  A decision will be made within 60 days of application.


 Grants Awarded to Date:
  • Northeastern Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (NEWVMA)
    November 14, 2015
  • Colorado Association of Certified Veterinary Technicians (CACVT)
    April 24-26, 2015
  • Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA)
    Oct 29 – Nov 1, 2015
  • Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
    January 21-24, 2016
  • Eastern Veterinary Technician Association (EVTA)
    July 23, 2016
  • Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Clinical Practice (AVTCP)
    October 8-9, 2016
  • Cleveland Academy of Veterinary Medicine (CAVM)
    May 20, 2017
  • Colorado Association of Certified Veterinary Technicians (CACVT)
    April 21 – 23, 2017
  • Florida Veterinary Medical Association
    November 30 – December 3, 2017
  • Maryland Veterinary Technician Association
    October 22, 2017