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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 National Health Service Corps State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives, dentists, and psychiatrists who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Illinois Underserved Physician Workforce (UPW) Loan Repayment Program
Funding to assist communities in recruiting physicians to their nonprofit healthcare facilities in Heath Professional Shortage Areas in Illinois. Practice location sites register and agree to sponsor any provider who wishes to be considered for the program. Providers may apply for loan repayment in return for service at an approved site for at least 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Illinois Veterans' Home Medical Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain medical professionals to pursue or continue careers at veterans' homes in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Indiana Primary Care Scholarship Program
Scholarships to cover tuition and fees for Indiana medical students who are committed to serving in shortage areas of Indiana upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Indiana University School of Medicine
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training and Mentoring/DATA 2000 Waiver
Training to provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for clinicians in high-need communities. Clinicians who complete the training may be priority applicants for some NHSC loan repayment programs, and qualified disciplines can become eligible for the Loan Repayment Program Continuation Contract MAT Award Enhancement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Nebraska.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Nevada Health Service Corps
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in an underserved area of Nevada.
Geographic coverage: Nevada
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nevada State Office of Rural Health
New Hampshire State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to work in underserved areas of New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, New Hampshire Rural Health and Primary Care Section
North Carolina Community Practitioner Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Medical Society Foundation
North Dakota Federal State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health