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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.

Health Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP Academies
Funds projects to increase and support opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter health professions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 29, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maine Dental Education Loan Program
Offers forgivable loans for Maine residents pursuing postgraduate dental education who agree to practice in an underserved area upon completion of their degree.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2018
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Maine Dental Education Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in underserved areas of Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2018
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Maine Health Professions Loan Program
A need based, competitive loan for Maine students pursuing postgraduate medical, dental, and veterinary education.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2018
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for specific healthcare professionals who agree to provide primary care services in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Medically Underserved Area of Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsor: Arizona Department of Health Services
Nebraska Rural Health Student Loan Program
Offers forgivable loans to medical, dental, physician assistant, and graduate-level mental health students who agree to practice in a state-designated shortage area of Nebraska upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New Mexico Allied Health Loan for Service Program
Forgivable loans for certain allied healthcare profession students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2018
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
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): Jul 13, 2018
Application Deadline: Sep 5, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists in Maryland who provide care to vulnerable populations in the state, including Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health