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Veterinary Loan Repayment Program

The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (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 situation for a period of three years.

The State of Utah has qualified for six shortage areas, and these areas as well as the application process for veterinarians can be found at the website below. Any questions may be directed to Dr. Barry Pittman, Utah State Veterinarian, at 801-538-7162 or Dr. Chelsea Crawford, Utah Assistant State Veterinarian, at 801-538-7109 or e-mail.

VMLRP Applicants

The Applicants section is for veterinarians interested in applying for a VMLRP award. The FY2018 application period will be open in February. Use the links below to prepare and submit an application. Please review the information in each link before starting an application. An individual may submit only one application per cycle.

https://nifa.usda.gov/vmlrp-applicants