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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Behavioral health

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

Illinois Rural Health Association Spring Semester 2019 Scholarships
Sponsors scholarships for students who have an intention to work in rural Illinois and who are interested in one of the following programs of study: health information technology (HIT)/informatics, medical billing and coding, social work, behavioral health, dental hygienist, dental school.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
New York J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of New York, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Nov 28, 2018
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Responding to Opioid Use Disorders in Tribal Communities in the Context of SAMHSA and CDC Funding (R61/R33 - Clinical Trials Optional)
Funding to support culturally relevant research to improve response to the opioid crisis in tribal communities by using community engaged research approaches to build science around SAMHSA and/or CDC supported programs. The goal is to identify the most effective prevention and/or treatment approaches for opioid use, misuse, and Opioid Use Disorder and related comorbidities in tribal communities, where unique culture, structures for and access to healthcare, and beliefs about treatment all impact health and social outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 29, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Arizona J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Arizona, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: Arizona Department of Health Services
Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who practice in Texas, with priority given to primary care physicians who practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Utah Select 25 Awards Program
Recognizes organizations and individuals in Utah working to promote health and wellness, assist individuals with special needs, create safe environments, support the underserved, and build strong communities.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: SelectHealth
Virginia SORH Open Grant Program
Grants to support rural service providers, rural health clinics, health professional shortage areas, and medically underserved areas and populations in Virginia in the areas of workforce development, telehealth, substance abuse, behavioral health, and community paramedicine.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsors: Virginia Department of Health, Virginia State Office of Rural Health
Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women and New Moms
A prize competition to support innovative solutions to improve access to quality health care, including substance use disorder treatment, recovery, and support services for pregnant women with opioid use disorders, their infants, and families, especially those in rural and geographically isolated areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis Data Coordinating Center
Funding for a Data Coordinating Center to work with research sites to test the impact of implementing an integrated set of evidence-based interventions across healthcare, behavioral health, justice, and other community-based settings to prevent and treat opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorders within highly affected communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis Research Sites
Funding for 3 research sites to test the impact of implementing an integrated set of evidence-based interventions across healthcare, behavioral health, justice, and other community-based settings to prevent and treat opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorders within highly affected communities. Combined, all the communities participating in a single research site application must demonstrate having experienced at least 150 opioid related overdose fatalities, 15% of these fatalities must be in rural communities, and a rate of 25 opioid related overdose fatalities per 100,000 persons or higher in the past year, based on the most recent complete year of data available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services