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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Emergency department and urgent care services

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

Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant
Grants to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2021
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maryland State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP)
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and medical residents specializing in primary care who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship
Scholarships for osteopathic medical students pursuing a career in primary care medicine who agree to work in an underserved geographic area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Indiana Graduate Medical Education Fund
Grants to support the creation and maintenance of new residency positions at existing and new graduate medical education programs in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Oklahoma Physician Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians who agree to practice in approved rural communities in Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission
Tennessee State Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Tennessee, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
Vermont J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Conrad 30 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Vermont, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Kansas Bridging Plan Inactive
Loan forgiveness for resident physicians working in primary care and psychiatry who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Arkansas Community Match Rural Physician Recruitment Program Inactive
A financial incentive for physicians who agree to practice primary care in rural areas of Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Dec 25, 2020
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Connected Care Pilot Program Inactive
Funding for nonprofit and public healthcare providers to cover 85% of the eligible costs of broadband connectivity, certain network equipment, and information services necessary to provide connected care services to a patient population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2020
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company