The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP)
The VMLRP will pay up to $25,000 each year towards qualified educational loans of eligible veterinarians who agree to serve in a NIFA designated veterinarian shortage situations for a period of three years.
SPECIAL NOTE: On May 1, 2014, NIFA will host live webinar sessions for individuals interested in applying to the VMLRP. Please visit the Webinar for Applicants page for more information.
To learn more about the VMLRP, click on the links below:
Information for anyone interested in the VMLRP, including, but not limited to, legislative authority, regulations, Federal Register notices, reports & statistics, and a glossary pertaining to the VMLRP
Information for veterinarians interested in applying to the program, including eligibility, loan consolidation, the application review process, a guide to completing the application, and application forms
Information for award recipients on the following topics: service obligation, tax allowance, the loan repayment process, etc.
State Animal Health Officials
Veterinary Shortage Situation Nomination form, a guide to completing the nomination form, and a map of designated shortage areas.
Information for anyone interested in serving on the Nomination or Awards Panels, including the questionnaire and a description of roles and responsibilities for each panel.
Fiscal Year 2014 Timeline
For further information, contact: VMLRP.
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