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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 Immersion Institute of the North Inactive
A 10 day summer educational experience in Alaska designed to introduce health professions students to rural healthcare experiences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
Sponsors: Alaska Area Health Education Centers Program, University of Alaska Anchorage
California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Registered Nurse Education Inactive
Grants to support registered nurse training programs in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 28, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Family Nurse Practitioner and Primary Care Physician Assistant Training Inactive
Grants to support family nurse practitioner, primary care physician assistant, and midwifery training programs in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 9, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
California Health Professions Pathways Program (HPPP) Inactive
Funding to support and encourage underrepresented individuals in California to pursue health careers. The goal is to develop a more culturally and linguistically competent healthcare workforce. Priority goes to applications that propose services in rural and frontier areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
California Justice-System Involvement Youth: Behavioral Health Pipeline Inactive
Funding for organizations to support and encourage economically disadvantaged, educationally/environmentally disadvantaged, and justice-system involved youth in California to pursue behavioral health careers. The goal is to develop a more culturally and linguistically competent behavioral healthcare workforce, including providing comprehensive wrap-around supports. Applicants should conduct outreach and recruitment in rural and medically underserved areas; for educationally and/or economically disadvantaged students; and to former foster youth, veterans, immigrants, refugees, and adult/non-traditional learners.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Michigan National Rural Health Day Essay Contest Inactive
Essay contest for high school seniors who live and attend school in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, who are college/university bound in fall 2024, and intend to pursue healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2023
Sponsors: Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan, Michigan Center for Rural Health, Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health
Kentucky Healthy WAY (Wellness in All Youth) Program Inactive
Leadership development and research training program designed to empower rural Kentucky high school students with skills to identify and develop solutions to health and social issues at the school and community level.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2023
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Mentorship In Medicine and Other Healthcare Professions Inactive
Funding to support activities and approaches designed to increase in the number of economically disadvantaged and underrepresented minority students who elect to pursue careers in medicine and health related professions to become physicians and other healthcare professionals in New York.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2023
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Minnesota Health Professional Training Scholarship Grant Program Inactive
Grants for eligible health professional training programs in Minnesota to administer scholarships to students enrolled during the 2023-24 school year. Grantees should provide both academic and professional counseling and prioritize rural clinical placements for all scholarship recipients.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Virtual Student Federal Service Inactive
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, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State