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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Financial aid for health careers

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
Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
Funding for accredited schools of nursing to establish and/or operate a student loan fund. Grantees will loan money to students, and up to 85% of each loan may be forgiven upon completion of up to 4 years of full-time employment as a faculty member in an accredited school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 28, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who practice in Texas, with priority given to primary care physicians who practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Georgia Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a rural community in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
2019 NBCC Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors
Fellowships for master’s and doctoral degree-level counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, or military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
Indiana Rural Health Baccalaureate/Medical Degree Scholarship Program
Full, in-state undergraduate tuition scholarships for students from rural Indiana to attend Indiana State University with the expectation of attending Indiana University School of Medicine after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsors: Indiana State University, Indiana University School of Medicine
NBCC Foundation Military Scholarship
Scholarships for master's level counseling students who are active duty, have served in the military within the past 5 years, or are a military spouse and who commit to serving military personnel after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
NBCC Foundation Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors
Fellowships for master’s degree-level addictions counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, or military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships
Scholarships for students residing in rural areas who are currently enrolled in a master's level counseling program and are committed to practicing in rural communities after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation