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Rural Health
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.

Alaska Supporting Health Care Access through Loan Repayment (SHARP I)
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals in exchange for working in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2020
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
School Based Mental Health Services Grant Program
Grants to increase the number of qualified mental health service professionals providing school based mental health services to students in local educational agencies with a demonstrated need. Educational agencies in rural areas are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
North Dakota RuralMed Program
Offers medical students at the University of North Dakota full tuition in the form of a forgivable loan in return for a 5-year service agreement to practice in rural areas of North Dakota upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 2, 2020
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs
Grants to Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) to implement activities to support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what it would take to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Education and Outreach Programs for Dental Health Aide Therapy
Grants to support education and outreach on Tribal dental therapy programs. The overall goal of the program is strengthening efforts and launching new efforts to enhance federal, state, and Tribal policies supportive of dental therapy within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Health Aide Therapy
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in Tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Montana Rural Physician Incentive Program (MRPIP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice in underserved areas of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2020
Sponsor: Montana University System
Ohio Oral Health Professions Promotion Program
Small grants for dental and dental hygiene school student groups in Ohio to conduct outreach at school or community events to promote student interest in oral health professions in underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2020
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Board Certified Telemental Health Provider Training Award
Grant awards for nationally credentialed counselors to complete CCE-approved telemental health training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation