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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.

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
Illinois Rural Health Experience (RHE) Program
A field experience for health professions students in Illinois to observe rural healthcare providers and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Rural Health Professions
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
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
Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation S.M.I.L.E. Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations throughout New Jersey and Connecticut that focus on access to dental care for underserved children, people with disabilities, veterans, and seniors.
Geographic coverage: New Jersey and Connecticut
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2024
Sponsor: Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.