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Funding by Topic: Financial aid for health career education

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

Maine Dental Education Forgivable Loan Program
Forgivable loans for Maine residents pursuing dental education who agree to practice in an eligible facility in an underserved area upon completion of their degree.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
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 31, 2024
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Marva Jean Jackson Rural Community Health Scholarship Grants
Small grants to assist rural facilities and communities in developing or supporting local scholarship programs that will help pay for the training and education of local healthcare providers.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships
Scholarships for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Indigenous Canadian students seeking technical, undergraduate, and graduate degrees at tribal colleges and universities and nonprofit, accredited schools in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Programs
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, 2024
Sponsors: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development, Arizona Department of Health Services
David W. and Sandra L.R. Boyes Physician Education Scholarship
Scholarship for health professionals and specialists working on continuing education in the field of gerontology. Special consideration is given to applicants who currently practice or plan to practice in rural Virginia or southern Appalachian areas.
Geographic coverage: Rural Virginia and Southern Appalachia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Bedford Community Health Foundation
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
West Virginia Mental Health Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for mental health professionals who agree to deliver therapy or counseling services in underserved areas of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
West Virginia Nursing Scholarship Program
Scholarships for LPN, RN, LPN, teaching certificate, masters, and doctoral nursing students who agree to complete a service obligation in West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsors: West Virginia Center for Nursing, West Virginia Student Aid Management
Iowa Farm Bureau Rural Medicine Scholarship for M4 Students and R3 Residents
Offers scholarships to 4th year medical students and 3rd year residents in Iowa who show a strong desire to practice in rural areas of Iowa upon completion of their degrees.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2024
Sponsors: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, Iowa Farm Bureau