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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Dental workforce

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

Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for primary care clinicians who serve patients in underserved areas of Oregon regardless of their source of coverage or ability to pay.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2022
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities
Offers funding to states to develop and implement programs that address the dental workforce needs of designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for eligible primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 7, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
Awards funding to plan, develop, and operate predoctoral training programs in dentistry and dental hygiene for dental and dental hygiene students that address enhancing pediatric training to support improved access to oral health care for vulnerable, underserved, or rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Dental Clinician Educator Career Development Program
Grants to strengthen the primary care workforce by supporting the academic career development of faculty who teach primary care dentistry or focus their teaching on the integration of oral health in family medicine, general internal medicine, or general pediatrics. Training for rural practices and addressing social determinants of health are two of the program's focus areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mississippi Rural Dentists Scholarship Program
A scholarship for rural dentistry students in Mississippi who agree to practice in underserved rural areas of Mississippi upon completion of their degree.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsor: University of Mississippi Medical Center
South Carolina Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of South Carolina or serve as full-time faculty at the MUSC College of Dental Medicine.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Maine Certification Program for Dental Care Tax Credit
Tax credit for dentists working in underserved areas of Maine who are paying outstanding student loans.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2022
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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 22, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information