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Rural Health
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.

California 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 California, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Services
Colorado Health Service Corps Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Health Service Corps Scholarship Program for Addiction Counselors
Scholarships for Addiction Counselor training in exchange for a service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
California Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for allied healthcare professionals practicing in designated counties of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
California Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program
Loan repayment assistance for mental healthcare professionals who are providing direct care in a qualified facility in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program
A 50/50 matching program that increases availability of primary healthcare services through repayment of education loans to eligible health professionals practicing in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Office of Rural Health
Maryland Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Maryland residents who provide public service in Maryland, such as nurses, counselors, teachers, lawyers, therapists, and social workers that serve low-income, underserved, or underrepresented populations.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Wisconsin Conrad 30 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 Wisconsin, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
3RNET Recruiting for Retention Academy
Online educational opportunity to learn about tools and resources that can assist in recruiting qualified providers to rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 4, 2021
Sponsor: 3RNET
Iowa Medical Residency Training State Matching Grants Program
Funding to establish, expand, or support medical residency training programs in Iowa. Priority will be given to applications that establish/expand emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, and psychiatry residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2021
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health