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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.

Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs Inactive
Grants to tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to implement activities to support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what it would take to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Therapy Inactive
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Scholarships for Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2021
Sponsor: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for Native Hawaiians entering various healthcare professions who agree to work for at least 2 years at an eligible service setting in Hawaii.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Papa Ola Lokahi, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Dental Student Loan Repayment Grant Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for recent dental graduates in exchange for providing service to underserved populations in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2021
Sponsor: California Dental Association
Dental Preventive Clinical Support Program Inactive
Grants to address the challenges and opportunities associated with IHS preventive and clinical dental programs. The program goals are to provide support, guidance, training, and enhancement of dental programs within their area and to ensure that the services of the support centers and the dental programs result in measurable improvements in the oral health status of the American Indian/Alaska Native patients served.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Idaho State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) Inactive
Awards funding to health professions schools to increase diversity in the health professions workforce by providing scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Priority is given to institutions that seek to place graduates in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Dental Externships Inactive
Externships for dental students interested in a career with the Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health or a Tribal site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry Inactive
Grants to plan, develop, operate, or participate in, postdoctoral training programs in the fields of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and dental public health. Programs should prepare postdoctoral trained dentists to improve access to and delivery of oral healthcare delivery to low income, underserved, uninsured, underrepresented minority, health disparity, and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services