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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.

Illinois Rural Health Association Spring Semester 2019 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: health information technology (HIT)/informatics, medical billing and coding, social work, behavioral health, dental hygienist, dental school.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
Minnesota Dental Foundation Grants
Grants and in-kind services for outreach programs that provide dental services to underserved populations, promote dental health initiatives, or support dental profession career and volunteer opportunities in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Dental Foundation
National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP)
Loan repayment assistance for medical and dental students who agree to provide services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of greatest need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps
Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Sponsors: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana Primary Care Office
Oregon Primary Health Care Loan Forgiveness Program
Forgivable loans for medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, dental, and pharmacy students in exchange for a service obligation at an approved rural practice site in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2019
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for dental students, residents, and licensed dentists who plan to provide at least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public program enrollees and/or patients receiving a sliding fee schedule in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for 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 3, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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 18, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2019
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
Grants to establish and operate geriatric education centers that will work to equip the primary care workforce and develop a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement and improves health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics and primary care. Special emphasis is on providing the primary care workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for older adults and partnering with community-based organizations to address gaps in healthcare for older adults, promote age-friendly health systems and dementia-friendly communities, and address the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Feb 8, 2019
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health