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 hosted live webinar sessions for individuals interested in applying to the VMLRP. A recording of the webinar is available in the Applicants section.
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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