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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Health workforce education and training

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

EMS Leadership Academy and Rural Scholarships
A two-part, 60-hour leadership program designed to prepare participants to lead and manage EMS agencies. Scholarships are available for rural EMS providers.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsor: Michigan Center for Rural Health
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: Jul 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin EMS Flex Grant
One-time funding to emergency medical services in Wisconsin to help stabilize EMS providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding requests can be made to purchase necessary supplies, equipment, vehicles, training, and to enhance staff recruitment and retention.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Delta Health Care Services Grant Program
Grants to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Centers - Northern Border Region
Funding for a Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Center (RBHWC) to provide career and workforce training activities in New York to address behavioral health needs, particularly substance use disorders. RBHWCs are part of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program, an initiative with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality resulting from substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder, in high risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Northern Border Regional Commission, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Clinical and Translational Scholarship Program
The opportunity for 2 days of in-person comprehensive training and consultation with clinicians, faculty, and staff experts from the University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction. The program is intended for teams of up to 4 individuals from practices in rural counties in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York.
Geographic coverage: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment (RCORP-MAT) Access
Grants to establish new Medication-Assisted Treatment access points and increase capacity for the provision of sustainable MAT services in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing access to evidence-based treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Mental Health Cultural Community Continuing Education Grants Individual Providers Tuition Reimbursement Program
Grants for mental health providers in Minnesota pursuing a course of study, through post-secondary training or continuing education, that is expected to lead to recognition as a board-approved supervisor to individual practitioners pursuing licensure as a mental health professional.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Alcohol and Other Substance Use Research Education Programs for Health Professionals (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants to support research educational and outreach activities that complement other formal training programs in the mission areas of the NIH Institutes and Centers, especially the public health impact of alcohol, opioids, and other substances, their associated consequences, and the persistent stigma associated with them.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services