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Funding by Topic: Health workforce pipeline

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

Developing Future Victim Specialists to Serve American Indian/Alaska Native Victims of Crime
Grants to recruit, train, and develop victim service professionals that will provide direct victim services to American Indian/Alaska Native victims of crime in locations that are remote and where positions are hard to fill. Projects should focus on engaging interested individuals, including college and university students, who are from, or live and attend school in, these areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
National Center for American Indian Health Professions Pre-Admissions Workshops
Workshops to help American Indian and Alaska Native students navigate the medical or other professional school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their professional networks. The overall goal of the program is to promote health by increasing the number of AI/AN healthcare employees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Sponsors: A. T. Still University, National Center for American Indian Health Professions
American Indians Accessing Health Professions Workshop
A two day educational program designed to encourage more American Indian/Alaska Native students to pursue health professions. The workshop will take place July 27-30 in Pomona, California.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2023
Sponsor: Western University of Health Sciences
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camp
Funding for organizations to provide creative and interactive day-camp activities for students in grades 5-12 designed to increase awareness, interest, and understanding of healthcare careers available in rural North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2023
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Building a Pipeline of Primary Care Providers to Serve Diverse Communities of Colorado
Grants to increase the number of individuals working within Colorado's primary healthcare workforce who reflect the diverse patient population served by the state's safety net system and/or who are committed to serving rural and frontier communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
East Indiana AHEC Mini-Grants
Grants to support health careers exploration, clinical learning, and continuing education opportunities for high school students, health professions students, and practicing health professionals in rural and medically underserved communities in eastern and southeastern Indiana.
Geographic coverage: East Indiana AHEC service area
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Centers Network
Hawaii Pre-Health Career Corps
A free year-round educational program for high school and college students in Hawaii who are interested in pursuing careers in health.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Native Americans into Medicine (NAM)
A 7-week summer enrichment program for college sophomores, juniors and seniors that are interested in pursuing health careers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Oklahoma 3 + 1 Program
A scholarship and accelerated degree program for undergraduate students in Oklahoma that have decided to become physicians, are interested in practicing primary care medicine in rural Oklahoma, and would like to accomplish this goal in a shorter amount of time than required in a traditional program.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
South Dakota Scrubs Camps
One-day educational activities designed to teach 9th-12th grade students in South Dakota about careers in health professions.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: South Dakota Area Health Education Center, South Dakota Department of Health