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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

West Virginia Family Medicine Rural Scholars Program
Scholarships for third-year West Virginia medical students who show strong interest in practicing family medicine in rural West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2019
Sponsor: West Virginia University School of Medicine
Substance Abuse Services in Hawaii
Grants for projects designed to to decrease substance abuse prevalence rates among Native Hawaiians. Projects should provide culturally relevant, community-based prevention and treatment services that decrease the incidence of substance abuse to improve physical health and overall well-being and increase education and awareness for individuals and families to proactively prevent substance abuse by improving lifestyle choices and engaging in alternative health and wellness activities.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Sponsor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Kupuna and Caregiver Support Services
Grants for projects that focus on providing services for Native Hawaiian kupuna and/or Native Hawaiian caregivers through the development and implementation of a comprehensive approach to aging in place.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Sponsor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
Grants to support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
CMS Health Equity Award
An honorary award to recognize an organization that demonstrates a commitment to health equity by reducing disparities among the CMS beneficiaries they serve, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and those living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS Office of Minority Health
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy
A 4-day residential camp for North Dakota students who have completed grades 6, 7, or 8 and who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Tribal College Extension Special Emphasis Grants
Grants for tribal extension pilot projects that address National Institute of Food and Agriculture critical areas of reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity, improved food safety, increased food security, development of sustainable energy, and adaptation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Flex Rural Veterans Health Access Program
Grants for current Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program award recipients in states with certified Critical Access Hospitals to work with providers and other partners to improve access to needed healthcare services and to improve the coordination of care for veterans living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 30, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Geriatrics Academic Career Award Program
Funding to support the career development of junior faculty in geriatrics at accredited schools of allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, dentistry, pharmacy, and allied health. The overall goals of the program are to develop the necessary skills to lead healthcare transformation in a variety of settings, including rural and/or medically underserved settings, to be age-friendly and to provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tennessee State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care practitioners who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Tennessee. This includes primary care physicians, advanced practice nurses, dentists, and physician assistants.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Sponsor: Tennessee Office of Rural Health