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Funding by Topic: Health aides and assistants

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

3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals to rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
Alaska AHEC Scholars and Rising Scholars Programs
Multidisciplinary certificate programs for high school students and certain health professions students in Alaska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce
California AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in California that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Area Health Education Center Program
Minnesota Apprenticeship Initiative Grants
Grants to Minnesota employers to help them create or expand registered apprenticeship programs in the industries of healthcare services, information technology, transportation, agriculture, and advanced manufacturing.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
California Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for allied healthcare professionals practicing in designated counties of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2018
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Illinois Veterans' Home Medical Provider Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain medical professionals to pursue or continue careers at Illinois veterans' homes.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Aug 29, 2018
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Minnesota Pipeline Program Dual Training Grants Inactive
Funding for employers in Minnesota to cover the costs of degree, certificate, and/or recognized credential programs for their permanent employees who are seeking training in high need industries and occupations, including healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 21, 2018
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Offers scholarships to Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2018
Sponsor: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP) Inactive
Provides student loan reimbursements or stipend payments to assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
California Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program Inactive
Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in allied health care programs and who will agree to work in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation