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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Graduate medical education

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

Clinical Workforce Development Training, Technical Assistance, and Learning Collaboratives for FQHCs
Training, technical assistance, and learning collaboratives for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC look-alikes in the areas of comprehensive primary clinical care teams, HIV prevention, sustainable training models, and postgraduate residency and fellowship programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: Community Health Center, Inc., Weitzman Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Program in Rural Health Leadership
A full-time fellowship for early-career clinicians who have an interest in partnering with rural communities to improve health. The fellowship includes a Master's Degree in Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and focused clinical time in Rosebud, South Dakota at an Indian Health Service site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital
Rural Family Medicine with Obstetrics Fellowship
One-year fellowship with Tacoma Family Medicine in Washington for family medicine physicians who plan to care for a rural population with limited access to healthcare services. The fellowship includes expanded scope obstetrics including cesarean sections.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: MultiCare, Tacoma Family Medicine, University of Washington
Iowa Medical Residency Training State Matching Grants Program
Funding to establish, expand, or support medical residency training programs in Iowa. Priority will be given to applications that establish/expand emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, and psychiatry residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2021
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Minnesota Immigrant International Medical Graduates (IIMG) Primary Care Residency Grant Program
Grants to support primary care residency positions for Minnesota immigrant international medical graduates who agree to practice post residency in rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Family Medicine Residency Grant Program
Assists family medicine residency programs outside the 7-county Minnesota Twin Cities metropolitan area by supporting costs associated with training eligible physician residents.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota International Medical Graduates (IMG) Short Term Clinical Experience Grant Program
Planning grants for short–term clinical opportunities (30 to 90 days) for international medical graduates to access clinical experience, build knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system, and strengthen their residency applications.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Tennessee Rural Residency Stipend Program
Offers a stipend to primary care physicians studying in Tennessee residency programs or physicians with Tennessee affiliations who are in out-of-state primary care residency programs. Recipients must agree to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Kansas Bridging Plan
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, 2021
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Wisconsin Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program (WRPRAP)
Funding to expand and enhance graduate medical education training sites in rural Wisconsin, thus providing access to quality healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health