DOVIA Memphis

Directors Of Volunteers In Agencies

We are happy to announce that we will be offering 2 scholarships to our current/paid members of DOVIA. These scholarships will be awarded to those interested in taking the CVA/CAVS exams to obtain their certification. Please review the details of the scholarship process below and GOOD LUCK!

Application Submission Time Frame (July 12, 2021 - July 31, 2021)

DOVIA Memphis will provide three scholarships for $350 for members to register for the CVA/CAVS exam. The scholarship would cover one exam and must be taken within a twelve-month timeframe. Once awarded, each scholarship recipient is responsible for all supplemental study materials and testing logistics/requirements.

Each scholarship recipient will be expected to contribute to DOVIA Memphis. Once awarded, scholarship recipients agree to:

  • Present as the featured speaker at one of the bi-monthly DOVIA Memphis meetings.
  • Chair next year’s scholarship selection committee.
  • Facilitate next year’s CAVS/CVA study group.

To apply, you must be an ACTIVE and PAID member of DOVIA Memphis.  The deadline for receipt of scholarship applications is Saturday, July 31, 2021.  If you are the scholarship recipient, you will be notified no later than August 6, 2021. As a reminder, scholarship recipients are not eligible to reapply for a period of four years.

For (CVA/CAVS) testing details, please visit the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration website at

Please complete your application by the deadline above and submit via email to [email protected].