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The Minnesota Rural Veterinarian Loan Repayment Program was established to provide student loan repayment assistance to eligible veterinarians serving in designated rural areas in Minnesota.
To qualify for this program, an applicant must:
Apply Online. The 2024 application deadline is January 8th, 2024 at 8 am. Applications are submitted to the Office of Higher Education through a process facilitated by the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Preference is given to applicants closest to completing their training, including students and practicing veterinarians.
An applicant selected to receive an award must sign a contract agreeing to serve five years in a designated rural area in Minnesota and at least 50 percent of the veterinarian's service must involve the care of food animals.
Annual awards are up to $15,000 for a total of up to $75,000 over 5 years.
Students should contact the Office of Higher Education at (800) 657-3866 (option 2)