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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.

Mayo Clinic Native American Pathways Summer Program Inactive
A 5-week summer program designed to prepare American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students for health careers. The 2023 session will be offered through distance learning from July 10 through August 11, 2023.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
Sponsor: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Office for Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Kentucky Courier Program Inactive
An 8-week, rural and public health service-learning program for undergraduate students in Kentucky interested in public health, healthcare, social work, and related fields. Allows students to gain experience serving medically underserved areas and populations.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2023
Sponsor: Frontier Nursing University
West Virginia Health Sciences Service Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professions students who agree to practice in an underserved area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2023
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
Summer Health Care Internship Program Inactive
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: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Summer Hoosier Rural Preceptorship Inactive
An 8-week summer experience designed to introduce medical students to rural family medicine for underserved populations in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: Richard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to strengthen the infrastructure of tribal public health systems by strengthening leadership and workforce, improving access to tribal-specific data, adapting evidence-informed programs, and improving policies and practices to increase sustainability. This is a supplemental funding opportunity for current grantees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Area Health Education Centers Inactive
Grants to develop and enhance education and training networks within communities, academic institutions, and community-based organizations. The networks support the Bureau of Health Workforce's strategic priorities to increase diversity among health professionals, broaden the distribution of the health workforce, enhance healthcare quality, and improve healthcare delivery to rural and underserved areas and populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program Inactive
Grants to support research and extension activities that increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas who will pursue and complete a postsecondary degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The target audience is K-14 students, meaning kindergarten through twelfth grade plus two years of post-secondary schooling, such as vocational technical institutions and community/junior colleges. Projects should focus on challenges facing agriculture and rural communities, such as increasing global demand for food production in the face of limited natural resources; improving health and reducing obesity; and increasing economic opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Health Careers Exploration Program (HCEP) Inactive
Support for health career conferences, workshops, and health career exploration programs in California, especially those serving underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged students.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Inactive
Funding for public and nonprofit institutions of higher education to provide training to health professionals at the graduate and postgraduate levels in adolescent and young adult core health disciplines, including medicine, nursing, nutrition, psychology, and social work.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau