VMLRP: Shortage Area Nominations Due Now!

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If you believe you are in a veterinary shortage area situation, contact the State Veterinarian to establish a nomination as soon as possible. Completed applications are due November 8. A national panel of animal health experts will evaluate the nomination to determine if the area can be designated as a shortage area. Each year approximately 190 shortage situations are approved across the United States with about 150 veterinarians applying for 60-70 available awards. If you are having trouble recruiting or retaining veterinarians in your food animal practice or you need specialized equipment or support to expand services in a shortage area, consider applying for the VMLRP  or the Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP). To learn more visit: The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program | National Institute of Food and Agriculture (


Posted October 15, 2021