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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.

NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder treatment in rural communities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Workforce Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for eligible clinicians who agree to serve in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program Inactive
Grants to support innovative academic-practice partnerships to prepare primary care advanced practice registered nursing students to practice in rural and underserved settings through academic and clinical training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP) Inactive
Grants to plan, develop, and operate a training program for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, counselors, nurses, and/or social workers that trains practitioners to provide care for individuals in need of mental health and substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dental Faculty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Funding to establish a dental faculty loan repayment program with a priority for faculty within the disciplines of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, public health dentistry, and dental hygiene. Additional preference will be given to applicants providing loan repayment to pediatric dentistry faculty supervising dental students or residents and providing clinical services in dental clinics located in dental schools, hospitals, and community-based affiliated sites. Applicants are also encouraged to consider individual loan repayment recipients from rural and disadvantaged background and from underrepresented minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2023
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: Dec 12, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Preventive Medicine Residency Program Inactive
Grants to provide graduate medical education training to preventive medicine residents for the purpose of increasing the number and quality of preventive medicine residents and physicians to support access to preventive medicine and to improve the health of communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement - Residency Training in Mental and Behavioral Health (PCTE-RTMB) Inactive
Grants to train primary care residents in mental and behavioral health for pediatric, adolescent, young adult, and other populations who are at-risk or have experienced abuse, trauma, or mental health and/or substance use disorders, including those related to the effects of gun violence. Priority will be given to proposals to train residents in rural areas, including for tribes or tribal organizations in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Geriatrics Academic Career Award Program Inactive
Funding to support the career development of junior faculty in geriatrics as academic geriatricians or academic geriatrics specialists. The overall goals of the program are to develop the necessary skills to lead healthcare transformation in a variety of settings, including rural and/or medically underserved settings, to be age-friendly and to provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and 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: Oct 18, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services