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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.

Arizona 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 Arizona, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsor: Arizona Department of Health Services
California Community-Based Organization Behavioral Health Workforce Grant
Funding to support community-based organizations (CBOs) to recruit and retain behavioral health personnel, and provide loan repayments, scholarships, and stipends to paid and unpaid CBO behavioral health staff. Priority points will be given to applicants with program site(s) in rural and/or frontier communities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Healthcare Worker Loan Relief Program of the Commonwealth
Loan repayment for specific healthcare professionals who agree to practice in underserved areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Minnesota 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 Minnesota, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Scholarships for students of American Indian descent who are pursuing careers in nursing. Students are expected to work to improve health care for American Indian populations upon graduation
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy
A one-year fellowship designed to prepare physician-leaders who will work to improve the capacity of the healthcare system to provide access to high quality care for historically marginalized populations. The program provides academic training and coursework, including an MPH or MPA. Physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsors: Commonwealth Fund, Harvard University
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Georgia Physician Loan Repayment Program (GPLRP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a medically underserved or rural community in Georgia for at least 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
Georgia Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a rural community in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to organizations working to implement educational, recruitment, retention, and related programs to meet pressing needs in Louisiana's healthcare workforce.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation