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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.

Virtual Student Federal Service
Virtual internship opportunities for college students who are U.S. citizens. Opportunities are available with many federal government agencies each year.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 28, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State
1890 Institution Teaching, Research, and Extension Capacity Building Grants Program
Grants to 1890 Land-Grant Institutions to support projects that strengthen the research, teaching, and extension capacity needed to advance fundamental sciences, as well as translational research and development in support of agriculture.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students Summer Experience Program
A program that places clinical psychology, master of social work, physician, physician assistant, medical laboratory science, nurse practitioner, pharmacy, nursing, physical and occupational therapy students from South Dakota in a 3 or 4-week experience with preceptors established in rural areas of South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2022
Sponsor: Southeast SD Rural Area Health Education Center
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
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
Tennessee Rural Health Workforce Readiness and Apprenticeship Program
An apprenticeship preparation and paid apprenticeship program that emphasizes healthcare careers in rural areas of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Health Association of Tennessee
Western Montana Area Health Education Center Student Rural Clinical Rotations Program
Travel reimbursement to support health professions students participating in clinical rotations at rural and underserved sites in Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Montana Area Health Education Center
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: 15 Western states, as well as U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education