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CVP – LMU Leadership Award Application

lmu leadership award

Putting good into the world deserves to be recognized.
So here’s us, recognizing you. Well done.

Building community through partnerships is kind of our thing. For the past several years Community Veterinary Partners (CVP) has partnered with Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) to support and empower LMU veterinary students to lead the way in the future of pet care. Leadership adds value to the world and inspires others to do the same. It also deserves celebrating and supporting which is why we’re excited to offer a CVP-LMU Leadership Award.

Criteria for Selection

Only LMU-CVM fourth-year students are eligible to apply for the CVP – LMU Leadership Award during the current application period. Students must be in good standing and must intend to pursue a career in small animal practice upon graduation. The ideal candidate will be committed to supporting the CVP mission of bringing joy to families by providing the best care possible to the pets they love. Through clinical work and letters of reference, eligible candidates will be able to demonstrate they have exceptional communication skills with clients and colleagues, exemplary professionalism and an interest in further developing their leadership skills.

In addition to the application form below, candidates should be prepared to provide:
  • Cover letter including a statement of professional strengths, desired career path and why they believe they should be selected to receive a CVP – LMU Leadership Award
  • Current resume
  • Three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation must include a minimum of one from a clinical instructor and a minimum of one from a veterinarian.
Award Recipients (that could be you!)

A fantastic group of mentoring Veterinarians from the CVP community will review all applications and select recipients. In addition to being recognized as a CVP – LMU Leadership Award winner, each student selected will receive $25,000 in tuition assistance from CVP and be offered a two-year employment contract at a mutually agreed upon CVP location (in one of our 114+ hospitals in 17 states! You have your pick of the litter…no pun intended!

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