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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.

National Institute for Program Director Development Rural Fellows Scholarship
Scholarships for directors, site directors, and faculty of currently accredited or developing rural residency programs to attend the National Institute for Program Director Development. The Institute, which meets in 3 sessions, is designed to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills to help participants become more effective residency program directors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2020
Sponsor: RTT Collaborative
Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency Integration Program
Grants to prepare new nurse practitioners for primary care or behavioral health practice in integrated, community-based settings, through expansions and/or enhancements to existing 12-month Nurse Practitioner Residency (NPR) programs. Priority is given to projects that benefit rural and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Iowa Farm Bureau Rural Family Medicine Scholarship
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, 2020
Sponsors: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, Iowa Farm Bureau
Rural Residency Planning and Development Program
Grants to develop newly accredited, sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, general preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology. The overall goal of the program is to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Psychiatric Education Capacity Expansion Grant Program: Psychiatry Residency
Grants to train psychiatry residents and fellows to work in the California Public Mental Health System.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2020
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) Grant Program
Grants to support innovative, transformative, community-based health professional training initiatives in Oregon that will address identified local healthcare workforce shortages and expand the diversity of the health professional workforce.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
Sponsors: Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Health Policy Board
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: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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: Nov 1, 2020
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Hawaii Pacific Basin Rural Rotations and Pacific Experience
Placement and financial assistance for medical students and residents who would like to gain clinical experience in remote rural sites within the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation Grants
Grants dedicated to improving the health of the public by advancing the education and training of health professionals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation