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Rural PREP Microresearch Grants

Rural PREP: Preparing for Rural Practice, University of Washington, University of Washington Department of Family Medicine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

JP Paredes


Rural PREP Microresearch Grants support locally generated and implemented, community-based research projects leading to local solutions to problems in underserved communities in the areas of:

  • Rural primary care
  • Rural population health
  • Rural health workforce education and training

Preference will be given to projects that demonstrate community engagement through in-kind contributions and projects that are collaborative across health professions and/or institutions.


Eligible applicants are current students in a medical school, nurse practitioner program, physician assistant program, residents in a rural physician residency program, or other health professionals training for primary care practice in a rural location.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Applicants may receive up to $4,000 for allowable research expenses. A total of $30,000 is available for microresearch awards. Up to two individuals per project may apply for and will be given preference to receive an additional $1,000 each through Rural PREP’s travel support program.

Application process

Links to application instructions, templates, and the online application are available on the program website.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 18, 2018.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Networking and collaboration · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Population health · Primary care · Research methods and resources

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.