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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Allied health

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

3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
California AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in California that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Area Health Education Center Program
Louisiana Physician Placement Service: Rural Scholars
Residency and fellowship placement assistance for health career students in Louisiana, with an emphasis on physicians committed to practicing primary care in a rural location in Louisiana following residency training.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
National COVID-Ready Caregiver Certification
Online training to help nursing homes, assisted living centers, and home and community-based service providers get their workforce COVID ready.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: NextStep
Tennessee Rural Clinician Recruitment Assistance
Offers free clinician recruitment assistance to practices in rural and underserved communities in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
New Mexico Allied Health Loan for Service Program Inactive
Forgivable loans for certain allied healthcare profession students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
Maryland AHEC Scholars Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Faculty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New Mexico Health Professional Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Offers scholarships to Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2020
Sponsor: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky