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VMLRP News and Timeline

This page will be updated with current VMLRP related news and events, and contains a timeline that lays out the process and events behind the VMLRP program.

VMLRP News and Updates


The VMLRP Annual Report for 2021 is available online on the VMLRP Reports and Statistics webpage. These annual reports provide information about the applications, awards, and designated veterinary shortage areas for each fiscal year in the VMLRP.

VMLRP Timeline

Dates listed below are subject to change in relation to unforeseen circumstances or administrative changes.

Tasks FY 2022 FY 2023 FY 2024
Shortage Nomination Webinar September 22, 2021 TBD 2022 TBD 2023
Shortage Nomination Cycle Opens October 4, 2021 October 2022 October 2023
Shortage Nomination Cycle Closed November 8, 2021 November 2022 November 2023
Shortage Situation Areas Posted January 4, 2022 February 2023 February 2024
Application Period Opens February 2022 February 2023 February 2024
Applicant Webinar March 2022 TBD 2023 TBD 2024
Application Period Closes April 15, 2022 April 2023 April 2024
VMLRP Awards Offered September 30, 2022 September 30, 2023 September 30, 2024


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