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
August 30, 2019: Solicitation for Veterinarian Shortage Situations published
The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Solicitation for Veterinarian Shortage Situations has been published in the Federal Register. Nominations will be accepted at any time until November 11, 2019. Please review the nomination guide for further instructions and guidance.
For the FY 2019 VMLRP Award cycle, offers made to selected individual veterinarian applicants by October 30, 2019.
Dates listed below are subject to change in relation to unforeseen circumstances or administrative changes.
|Shortage Nomination Cycle Opens||October 7, 2019||October 5, 2020||October 4, 2021|
|Shortage Nominations Webinar||TBD 2019||TBD 2020||TBD 2021|
|Shortage Nomination Cycle Closed||November 11, 2019||November 9, 2020||November 8, 2021|
|Shortage Nominations Posted||February 2020||February 2021||February 2022|
|Applicant Webinar||TBD 2020||TBD 2021||TBD 2022|
|Application period closes||March 20, 2020||March 2021||March 2022|
|Recommendation letters deadline||April 3, 2020||*2 weeks after application period closes||*2 weeks after application period closes|
|VMLRP Awards Offered||September 30, 2020||September 30, 2021||September 30, 2022|