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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.

Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Montana Primary Care Office
Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program
Provides loan repayment assistance to dental students, residents, or licensed dentists who plan to to provide at least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public program enrollees or patients receiving a sliding fee schedule in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to final year dental therapist/advanced dental therapist (DT/ADT) students, or licensed DTs/ADTs who plan to practice or are currently practicing in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program and Dental Hygienist Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment to general and pediatric dentists and dental hygienists who agree to work in underserved areas in Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2018
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Community Based Dental Partnership Program
Offers funding to organizations to work with community-based dental providers to increase service delivery to people living with HIV/AIDS in underserved populations or geographic areas, and to train dental and hygiene students and dental residents to deliver HIV/AIDS dental care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 19, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
South Carolina Rural Dentist Program
Provides loan repayment assistance to 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: Mar 15, 2018
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP)
Provides student loan reimbursements or stipend payments to assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network