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Rural Health
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.

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, 2017
Sponsors: Indiana State University, Indiana University School of Medicine
Wisconsin Express
Offers a week-long program designed to give health professions students in Wisconsin the opportunity to explore healthcare delivery in medically underserved areas and learn from students in other disciplines.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Summer Hoosier Rural Preceptorship
Offers a summer experience through Union Hospital in Indiana designed to introduce medical students to rural family medicine for underserved populations in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy
Offers a 4-day residential camp for North Dakota students who have completed grades 6, 7, or 8 and who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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
Public Health Student Volunteer Program
Provides a one-semester internship experience within one of HRSA's bureaus or offices for students enrolled in a public health program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
South Dakota Scrubs Camps
One-day educational activities designed to teach 9th-12th grade students 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
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Arizona, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Wyoming Research and Explore Awesome Careers in Healthcare (REACH) Program
Grants for projects designed to increase awareness, interest, and understanding of health careers available in rural Wyoming through creative and interactive activities focusing on rural students in grades 5-8.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
MedServe North Carolina Fellowships in Primary Care Medicine Inactive
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, 2017
Sponsor: MedServe