VTEC Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships


The majority of VTEC awards recognize the academic success, community service and/or clinical proficiency of graduating students.

British Columbia Veterinary Technology Association Award of Distinction 

True North Veterinary Diagnostics Awards Five awards of $1,000 each

Veterinary Technology Trust Awards 



Bursaries are awarded to eligible students in financial need. VTEC specific bursaries include:

Edna May Bursary

Matt Rumberg Memorial Bursary

The Hardev (Dev) Singh Shergill Adversity into Opportunity Humanitarian Bursary Three bursaries of $3,000 each are available for students in the second year of the Veterinary Technology Program.

The Purina Bursary for IBPOC students in Veterinary Technology

Vet Strategy Bursary for IBPOC students in Veterinary Technology

Veterinary Technology Trust Bursary



Barry (Bear) Daniel Memorial Scholarship

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital Scholarship in Veterinary Technology




To apply for scholarships and bursaries, go to your student MyAccount and submit a single application to be matched with all available bursaries and/or scholarships. The application window for each semester is below:

Fall: Aug. 15 – Sep.15

Winter: Dec 15 – Jan. 17

Summer: April 15 – May 15

For VTEC graduation awards, an application form will be sent to all students by the VTEC awards committee in the final semester of the program.

Thanks to the incredible generosity of donors to our program, VTEC students have access to many bursaries, awards & scholarships.