The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program

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 situation for a period of…

Live FAQ Session: Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program

Image of veterinarian with bovine. Courtesy of NIFA. The purpose of the live FAQ session is for interested applicants to ask questions directly to VMLRP staff. Please join us! Join…

Tackling the U.S. Meals Animal Veterinarian Scarcity: NIFA’s Veterinary Medication Mortgage Reimbursement Program

Friday, May 28, 2021 Food veterinarians are critical to maintaining healthy, safe, and secure food supplies. There is a critical shortage of food veterinarians today in both private and public…

Iowa governor indicators veterinary debt compensation invoice

Dr. Ryan Shuey, a young Iowa VMA director, works in rural Iowa. (Courtesy Dr. Shuey) The Iowa legislature passed a bill creating the Iowa rural veterinarian repayment program, and Governor…