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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.

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN)
Grants for academic departments and programs of institutions of higher education to support graduate fellowships for students. Priority is given to tribal colleges and universities, historically black colleges and universities, and other minority serving institutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for individuals from economically and environmentally disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder (SUD) professionals to provide direct treatment and recovery support services in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Rural Nursing Recruitment and Retention Program (RNRR)
Funding for qualified rural healthcare facilities in Texas to assist with recruitment and retention of nurses.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2024
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
California 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 California, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsor: California State Office of Rural Health
Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsors: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care
North Dakota Opioid Settlement Fund Grant
Grants for opioid use prevention and overdose prevention in North Dakota, including best practices relating to fentanyl drug overdose and workforce development activities.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
Pacific Public Health Fellowship Program
A two-year professional development program designed to prepare new college graduates and early career professionals in a variety of public health career pathways to meet emerging and future public health challenges in the Pacific.
Geographic coverage: US Pacific Island Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pacific Island Health Officers Association, U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) Departments/Ministries of Health
Iowa Dental Education Loan Repayment Program/FIND Project
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to serve in a rural or underserved area in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Iowa