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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.

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: Jul 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 23, 2021
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists in Maryland who provide care to vulnerable populations in the state, including Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Sponsors: Maryland Department of Health, Maryland Higher Education Commission
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, 2021
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
An interprofessional fellowship program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Center Program
Kansas State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships
Scholarships for students residing in rural areas who are currently enrolled in a master's level counseling program and are committed to practicing in rural communities after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Oklahoma Nursing Student Assistance Program
Forgivable scholarship loans for Oklahoma students pursuing nursing degrees in return for agreeing to practice in Oklahoma upon graduation, with an emphasis placed on practicing in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission
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: Aug 1, 2021
Sponsor: Montana University System
New Mexico Health Service Corps Stipend Program
Provides a stipend to eligible health professionals during their last two years of training or residency in return for a service obligation of a minimum of 2 years in an underserved area of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsor: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health