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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.

Advanced Nursing Education: Nurse Practitioner Residency
Grants to prepare new nurse practitioners in primary care for practice in community-based settings through clinical and academic focused 12-month Nurse Practitioner Residency programs, with a preference for those projects that benefit rural or underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Grant
Grants for evidence-based projects that demonstrate focused, measurable results in community health and medical education programs, with priority given to services that target the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsor: American Medical Association
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: Mar 15, 2019
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Rural Residency Planning and Development Program
Grants to develop new rural residency programs or Rural Training Tracks in family medicine, internal medicine, and psychiatry to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
West Virginia Family Medicine Rural Scholars Program
Scholarships for third-year West Virginia medical students who show strong interest in practicing family medicine in rural West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2019
Sponsor: West Virginia University School of Medicine
Wisconsin Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program (WRPRAP)
Funds 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: Apr 1, 2019
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 in exchange for agreeing to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Hawaii Pacific Basin Rural Rotations
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
Illinois Health Professions Training
Illinois Primary Health Care Association works with partners to provide primary healthcare, dentistry, and behavioral health rotation opportunities in health centers located in medically underserved areas of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Primary Health Care Association
Louisiana Physician Placement Service: Rural Scholars
Residency and fellowship placement assistance for health career students in Louisiana, with an emphasis on physicians committed to practicing primary care in a rural location in Louisiana following residency training.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center