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Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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

Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who agree to work at a Critical Shortage Facility or an eligible school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute
An intensive training experience to support the career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and to stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program
Scholarships for Native Hawaiians entering various healthcare professions who agree to work for at least 2 years at an eligible service setting in Hawaii.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Papa Ola Lokahi, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Physician Assistant Rural Training in Behavioral Health (PCTE-PARB) Program
Funding to train primary care physician assistants to prevent, identify, diagnose, treat, and refer services for behavioral health conditions. The program goal is to increase the number of trained physician assistants who choose to practice in rural areas after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant
Grants to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas with a focus on addressing substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Evidence Based Telehealth Network Program (EB-TNP)
Funding to support evidence-based projects that utilize telehealth technologies through telehealth networks to integrate behavioral health services into primary care settings in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts
Grants to enhance and expand substance use disorder treatment services in existing drug courts, recognizing the need for treatment instead of incarceration for individuals with substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program
Grants to increase the number of registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and forensic nurses trained and certified as sexual assault nurse examiners, with a preference for projects that will substantially benefit rural or underserved populations or help meet public health nursing needs in state or local health departments. The program goal is to train providers to conduct sexual assault forensic examinations, which provide for better physical and mental healthcare for survivors, including trauma-informed care, and better evidence collection.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
State Maternal Health Innovation
Funding to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in states, including for populations experiencing disparities in maternal health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Licensure Portability Grant Program
Funding for state licensing boards to develop and implement state policies that will reduce statutory and regulatory barriers to telehealth, with the ultimate goal of addressing workforce shortages and improving access to care in underserved and rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 8, 2024
Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services