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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.

Iowa Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Educational loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals in return for a 2 year service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2020
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa 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 Iowa, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
Sponsors: Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Kentucky State 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 Kentucky, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2020
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Michigan 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 Michigan, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2020
Sponsor: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and dental students who agree to provide services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas of greatest need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program
Grants to partnerships of public and private sector entities to increase the number of individuals training in healthcare occupations that directly impact patient care and to alleviate healthcare workforce shortages by creating sustainable employment and training programs in healthcare occupations (including behavioral and mental healthcare) serving rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Illinois Rural Health Association Spring Semester 2020 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: social work, behavioral health, and dental school.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2020
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for researchers that are not employed by the NIH. Loan repayment awards are based on an applicant's potential to build and sustain a research career, not to support specific research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, 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, 2020
Sponsor: Arizona Department of Health Services
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: Nov 30, 2020
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission