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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Indian Health Service

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Indian Health Service Dental Externships
Externships for dental students interested in a career with the Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health or a Tribal site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program
Provides scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in a health profession degree program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2018
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program
Provides scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students to enroll in courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-podiatry, or pre-optometry.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2018
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship
Provides scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled in undergraduate or preparatory courses in preparation for entry to health profession schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2018
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Opportunities
Live, online, and clinical training courses related to the identification, collection, and preservation of medical forensic evidence obtained during the treatment of victims of sexual and domestic violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, International Association of Forensic Nurses
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Inactive
Funding to federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal organizations to provide domestic and sexual violence prevention, advocacy, and coordinated community response, as well as forensic healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) (S06) Inactive
Offers grants for new or continued Native American Research Centers for Health, which support research and research training to meet the needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 24, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2017
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Indian Health Service, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Management Grant (TMG) Program Inactive
Grants to assist federally-recognized tribes and tribal organizations in assuming all or part of existing Indian Health Service programs, services, functions, and activities. Funding for tribal needs assessments, planning, evaluation, and health infrastructure development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Tribal Self-Governance Program Negotiation Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Cooperative agreements that provide negotiation resources to tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services