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Funding by Topic: Health occupations

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

West Virginia Health Sciences Service Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professions students who are in the final year of study and who agree to practice in an underserved or rural area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2018
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
California Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program
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
End-of-Life and Palliative Care Health Literacy: Improving Outcomes in Serious, Advanced Illness
Funding for research focused on identification of the key barriers to effective end-of-life and palliative care health literacy in diverse settings and populations, and to create novel strategies, interventions, and models of care to improve health literacy, with the goal of improving outcomes for individuals with serious, advanced illness and their families and caregivers. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship Grant Program
Provides funding to home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support scholarship programs for their employees.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 19, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)
Grants for fire departments and EMS organizations for equipment, training, personnel wellness programs, capital funding, and collaboration efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Iowa J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Iowa, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsors: Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Primary Care Office
Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for primary care clinicians who serve patients in underserved areas of Oregon regardless of their source of coverage or ability to pay.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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 29, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
HERO: Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Training Grants
Grants to frontier and rural EMS agencies in Oregon to cover in-house training costs or to send staff to training that cannot be offered locally.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Kentucky State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Kentucky, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services