VMLRP Timeline

This timeline lays out the process behind the VMLRP program, and details the sequence and order of events.

VMLRP Timeline
Fiscal Year 2019 Timeline  

Febuary 2019

FY 2019 Designated Veterinarian Shortage Situations posted on NIFA website.
March 2019 FY 2019 Request for Applications (RFA) published (application period opens)

April 2019

Application period closes April 12, 2019.
Recommendation period closes April 26, 2019.
August 2019 Publication in the Federal Register of the Solicitation for FY 2020 Veterinarian Shortage Situation Nominations from State and Insular Area Animal Health Officials or Designees
September 2019 FY 2019 offers made to selected individual veterinarian applicants
October 2019 VMLRP FY2020 Shortage Situation Nominations application period opens
November 2019 Submission deadline for FY 2020 Shortage Situation nominations