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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.

Veterans Affairs Specialty Education Loan Repayment Program (SELRP)
Loan repayment assistance for recent graduates of an accredited medical or osteopathic school that are currently enrolled or matched to a residency specialty identified as a shortage by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A minimum service obligation of 24 months is required.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Delta Health Systems Implementation Program Inactive
Funding to improve healthcare delivery and healthcare access in rural areas of the Delta region. Projects should focus on financial and operational improvement, quality improvement, telehealth, and workforce development in hospitals.
Geographic coverage: 252 counties and parishes within the 8 state Delta region
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship Inactive
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 15, 2024
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Maryland Loan Repayment Programs Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, medical residents specializing in primary care, nurses, and nursing support staff who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant Inactive
Grants to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas with a focus on addressing substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indiana Graduate Medical Education Fund Inactive
Grants to support the creation and maintenance of new residency positions at existing and new graduate medical education programs in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2024
Sponsor: Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (EMPA) Fellowship Inactive
An 18-month fellowship for physician assistants with Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Fellows will learn from board-certified emergency physicians and physician assistants at a Level II Trauma Center, rural emergency departments, and with ground and air emergency crews.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2024
Sponsor: Gundersen Health System
Kansas Bridging Plan Inactive
Loan forgiveness for resident physicians working in primary care, obstetrics and gynecology, and psychiatry who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
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, 2023
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Choose West Virginia Practice Tuition Waiver Program Inactive
Medical school tuition waiver for the differential between in-state and out of state tuition in exchange for agreeing to practice at an eligible West Virginia service site. Participants must serve one year for every year they receive the award.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia