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Funding by Topic: Health professions faculty

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

Oklahoma Dental Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in a Dental Health Professional Shortage Area of Oklahoma or teach at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry if applicable faculty positions are available.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State Department of Health
Dental Faculty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Funding to establish a dental faculty loan repayment program with a priority for faculty engaged in primary care dentistry, including general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, public health dentistry, and dental hygiene.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AAMC Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Engagement Inactive
Award for Association of American Medical Colleges members and teaching hospitals for projects that go beyond the traditional service role of academic medicine and address community health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2021
Sponsor: Association of American Medical Colleges
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who agree to work at a Critical Shortage Facility or an eligible school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
South Carolina Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of South Carolina or serve as full-time faculty at the MUSC College of Dental Medicine.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) Inactive
Funding for accredited schools of nursing to establish and/or operate a student loan fund. Grantees will loan money to students, and up to 85% of each loan may be forgiven upon completion of up to 4 years of full-time employment as a faculty member in an accredited school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals Inactive
Grants to develop and expand experiential training opportunities, such as field placements and internships, to improve the distribution and supply of the behavioral health workforce. The program emphasizes relationships with community-based partners to increase access to quality behavioral health services across the lifespan in high need and high demand areas. Special focus is placed on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns for children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Allied Health Care Faculty Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for individuals studying to teach in allied healthcare or advanced nursing in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Sigma/Jonas Philanthropies Collaborative Research Grant Inactive
Grants for nursing research designed to improve healthcare for the most vulnerable citizens in the United States. Proposals for pilot and developmental research will be accepted. Grants will be given in the areas of environmental health, mental health, rural health, veterans healthcare, and visual health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Jonas Philanthropies, Sigma Foundation for Nursing
West Virginia Health Sciences Service Program Inactive
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, 2020
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia