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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.

Project TRANSAM
A cooperative action program between the Indian Health Service and the Department of Defense that allows for redistribution of surplus medical equipment and supplies for federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Assessment and Planning Inactive
Grants to support assessment and planning for tribes and tribal organizations to determine the feasibility of implementing a Community Health Aide Program in their respective communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Planning and Implementation Inactive
Grants to support planning and implementation for tribes and tribal organizations to begin operating a Community Health Aide Program or support a growing program in the contiguous 48 states.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Epidemiology Program for American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and Urban Indian Communities Inactive
New and competing continuation funding for Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) serving American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and urban Indian communities. TECs will conduct disease surveillance, research, and prevention; control of disease, injury, or disability; and assess the effectiveness of AI/AN public health programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program Inactive
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, 2021
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 health needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in specific health professions degree programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 or pre-dentistry.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
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: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
IHS Rick Smith Injury Prevention Award Inactive
Award that recognizes contributions in the field of injury prevention that have led to improved public health for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2021
Sponsor: Indian Health Service