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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration

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

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
Awards funding to health professions schools to increase diversity in the health professions workforce by providing scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Priority is given to institutions that seek to place graduates in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Black Lung Clinics Program (BLCP)
Grants for state, public, or private entities to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with occupationally-related coal mine dust lung disease through the provision of quality medical, outreach, educational, and benefits counseling services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Black Lung Data and Resource Center
Funding for a single entity to serve as a Black Lung Data and Resource Center that will work with Black Lung Clinics Program grantees to strengthen their ability to examine and treat respiratory and pulmonary impairments in active and inactive coal miners.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program (NAT)
Funding for accredited institutions to support traineeships for licensed nurses who are enrolled in a nurse anesthesia program, with preference given to projects that will benefit rural and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of September 1, 2020)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a September 1, 2020 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who agree to work in underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Care Coordination Program
Funding for rural health consortiums working to improve access and quality of care through care coordination strategies with the focus areas of collaboration, leadership, workforce, improved outcomes, and sustainability in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, 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, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Papa Ola Lokahi, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Grants
Funding to assist eligible entities to strengthen their organizational infrastructure and to increase their capacity to develop, enhance, or expand access to high quality HIV primary healthcare services for low-income, uninsured, underinsured, and people in underserved or rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 26, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Dental Reimbursement Program
Funding designed to improve access to oral healthcare services for low income, uninsured, and underserved people with HIV, and to train dental students, dental hygiene students, and dental residents to deliver dental care to people with HIV.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services