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Funding by Topic: Behavioral 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.

American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellowship
A 2-year fellowship for minority psychiatry residents or those interested in minority and vulnerable populations. Activities are designed to prepare residents to teach, administer, and provide culturally competent, evidence based mental health and substance abuse services for diverse minority groups and at-risk populations. Populations include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, LGBTQ, and religious minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2023
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship for psychiatry residents who are interested in addressing minority psychiatric mental health issues and committed to a career providing culturally sensitive psychiatric services for minority underserved populations. African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2023
Sponsors: American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
California County Medical Services Program Loan Repayment Program
Assists with the repayment of qualified educational loans for primary care professionals who provide healthcare services at an approved site located in a County Medical Services Program (CMSP) area in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Rhode Island Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment for primary care, dentistry, and behavioral health professionals that have made a commitment to practice in medically underserved communities in Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Rhode Island
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2023
Sponsor: Rhode Island Department of Health
Building a Pipeline of Primary Care Providers to Serve Diverse Communities of Colorado
Grants to increase the number of individuals working within Colorado's primary healthcare workforce who reflect the diverse patient population served by the state's safety net system and/or who are committed to serving rural and frontier communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
California Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program
Scholarships for California residents who are enrolled in advanced practice healthcare programs and are willing to work in a medically underserved area of California after graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 24, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
California Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in allied healthcare programs and who will agree to work in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 24, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
California Substance Use Disorder Earn and Learn Program
Funding for organizations in California to provide education and paid job experience for students earning their substance use disorder certification. Awardees are expected to recruit and support students from underserved communities and focus on serving clients from underserved communities, which includes rural areas and Native American Rancherias, among others.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate- and graduate-level students enrolled in specific health professions degree programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New York Community Mental Health Loan Repayment Program
A loan repayment program to support licensed community mental health programs in California in the recruitment and retention of psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners, especially in rural and other shortage areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsors: New York State Department of Health, New York State Office of Mental Health