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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce

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

National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, physician assistant, and dental students who agree to provide services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas of greatest need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 4, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Physician Assistant Rural Training Program
Grants to increase the number of primary care physician assistants in rural and underserved settings by implementing longitudinal clinical rotations in primary care and supporting the training and development of preceptors in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 9, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training and Mentoring/DATA 2000 Waiver
Training to provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for clinicians in high-need communities. Clinicians who complete the training may be priority applicants for some NHSC loan repayment programs, and qualified disciplines can become eligible for the Loan Repayment Program Continuation Contract MAT Award Enhancement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program Inactive
Funding to support the training of residents in new or expanded primary care residency training programs in community-based ambulatory patient care centers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program Inactive
Funding to plan, develop, operate, and/or participate in health professions and nursing training activities using evidence-based strategies designed to reduce and address burnout, suicide, mental health conditions, and substance use disorders and promote resiliency among healthcare professionals in rural and medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Health Professional Workforce Inactive
Grant to healthcare organizations to establish, enhance, or expand evidence-based or evidence-informed programs or protocols to promote resilience, mental health, and wellness among their health professional workforce, including in rural and medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Teaching Health Center Planning and Development -Technical Assistance Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide technical assistance for HRSA's Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program (THCPD) award recipients to support the creation of new accredited community-based primary care residency programs in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program Inactive
Planning and development grants to establish new accredited or expanded community-based primary care residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine-pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and/or geriatrics. The program is designed to support the expansion of the primary care physician and dental workforce in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder (SUD) professionals to provide direct treatment and recovery support services in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Site Application Inactive
Apply to be an approved Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program site to receive assistance with recruitment and retention of qualified SUD clinicians and paraprofessionals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services