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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.

Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)
Grants for fire departments and EMS organizations for equipment, training, personnel wellness programs, capital funding, and collaboration efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Minnesota Rural Family Medicine Residency Grant Program
Assists family medicine residency programs outside the 7-county Minnesota Twin Cities metropolitan area by supporting costs associated with training eligible physician residents.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 29, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
HERO: Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Training Grants
Grants to frontier and rural EMS agencies in Oregon to cover in-house training costs or to send staff to training that cannot be offered locally.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Minnesota Primary Care Residency Grant Program
Funding to plan, create, and/or expand the training of primary care physicians in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Scholarship
Financial support for American Indian and Alaska Native scholars, health leaders, health professionals, and paraprofessionals serving tribal communities who are interested in attending the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Summer and Winter Institute courses at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Center for American Indian Health
Tennessee Rural Residency Stipend Program
Offers a stipend to primary care physicians studying in Tennessee residency programs or physicians with Tennessee affiliations who are in out-of-state primary care residency programs in exchange for agreeing to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Summer Health Care Internship Program
A program that provides grants to hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities and home care providers to establish summer healthcare internship programs to expose interested secondary and postsecondary students to various careers within the healthcare professions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of midcareer health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health to participate in health policy processes at the federal level.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 7, 2018
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Kearney Health Opportunities Program (KHOP)
Scholarships and professional development opportunities for high school seniors from rural Nebraska who wish to practice in rural Nebraska following the completion of specific health professions educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2018
Sponsors: University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center
California Catalyst Program
A 6-month capacity building program that uses human-centered design thinking to find new and innovative ways to address complex challenges in California's healthcare safety net organizations.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2018
Sponsors: Blue Shield of California Foundation, Center for Care Innovations