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Solicitation of Veterinary Shortage Situations for the VMLRP FY 2021


On an annual or as needed basis, NIFA releases a Federal Register Notice soliciting nominations for veterinary shortage situations from all State Animal Health Officials (SAHOs; includes chief animal health officials for US insular areas and D.C.) and appropriate Federal Animal Health Official(s) for federal lands allocations. NIFA strongly encourages all SAHOs to involve leading animal health experts in their state in the identification and prioritization of shortage situation nominations. Nominations accepted beginning October 5, 2020.


FY2021 Resident Instruction Grants (RIIA) and Distance Education Grants (DEG) for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas Request for Applications (RFA) Informational Webinar


Program staff will provide an overview of the FY2021 RFA for the RIAA, AGFEI, and DEG programs to interested applicants and be available to answer any questions. For more information about these programs, please see

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