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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.

American Indians Into Medicine
Funding to implement the Indians into Medicine Program that is designed to attract and recruit qualified Indians into health professions and to ensure the availability of health professionals to serve American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Into Nursing
Grants to operate the American Indians into Nursing Program that is designed to recruit, retain, graduate and increase the number of registered nurses, certified nurse midwives and nurse practitioners who deliver healthcare services to American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Into Psychology
Grants to operate the Indians into Psychology Program, which will recruit and provide scholarships to individuals who will become clinical psychologists and provide service to American Indian/Alaskan Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Small Ambulatory Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Funding to construct, expand, and/or modernize, Tribal or Tribal Organization owned, small ambulatory healthcare facilities that serve American Indian and Alaska Natives and that are operated pursuant to a healthcare services contract or compact entered into under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
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 Health Professions Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in a health profession degree program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2019
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program Inactive
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, 2019
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship Inactive
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, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Dental Externships Inactive
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, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services