Veterinary Medical Loan Repayment Program

Rural Iowa Veterinarian Loan Repayment Program
The Rural Iowa Veterinarian Loan Repayment Program was established to address critical veterinarian shortages in rural Iowa communities. The program provides loan repayment incentives to individuals that practice in specified locations for up to four years. The maximum award for this program is $60,000, which is paid in four increments toward outstanding Federal Subsidized Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, and Graduate PLUS balances at the end of each 12-month employment period. CLICK HERE for more information.

Federal Veterinary Loan Repayment Progam

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 situations for a period of three years. For  more information on the application process or complete an application click HERE. To view the national map of designated shortage areas, click HERE.