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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.

Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camp
Funding for organizations to provide creative and interactive day-camp activities designed to increase awareness, interest, and understanding of healthcare careers available in rural North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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
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
Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
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: Nov 28, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
MedServe North Carolina Fellowships in Primary Care Medicine
A 2-year, full-time, post-college community service fellowship in rural and other underserved community primary care sites in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor: MedServe
Indiana Rural Health Baccalaureate/Medical Degree Scholarship Program
Full, in-state undergraduate tuition scholarships for students from rural Indiana to attend Indiana State University with the expectation of attending Indiana University School of Medicine after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsors: Indiana State University, Indiana University School of Medicine
Alaska AHEC Scholars and Rising Scholars Programs
Multidisciplinary certificate programs for high school students and certain health professions students in Alaska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce
Hawaii Pre-Health Career Corps
A free year-round 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
Illinois Health Professions Training
Illinois Primary Health Care Association works with partners to provide primary healthcare, dentistry, and behavioral health rotation opportunities in health centers located in medically underserved areas of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Primary Health Care Association
Minnesota Apprenticeship Initiative Grants
Grants to Minnesota employers to help them create or expand registered apprenticeship programs in the industries of healthcare services, information technology, transportation, agriculture, and advanced manufacturing.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry