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Funding by Topic: Health workforce

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

West Virginia Mental Health Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for mental health professionals who agree to deliver therapy or counseling services in underserved areas of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
Sponsor: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
West Virginia Nursing Scholarship Program
Scholarships for LPN, RN, LPN, teaching certificate, masters, and doctoral nursing students who agree to complete a service obligation in West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
Sponsors: West Virginia Center for Nursing, West Virginia Student Aid Management
Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship
Scholarship program designed to assist healthcare students in Arkansas with education costs while encouraging them to serve and practice in underserved rural areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2023
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
Northwest Native American Research Center for Health Research Training Institute
Research training programs designed for health professionals and students interested in Native health. Courses emphasize practical skill-building in research, program evaluation, and implementation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Native American Research Centers for Health, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
The PATIENTS Professors Academy
A 5-week online training program that prepares participants to learn about patient-centered practices within their work and communities. It is an opportunity to interact with and learn from a diverse population about how to engage communities in research. A focus is on populations most impacted by health inequity.  
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2023
Sponsor: University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services in Indian Country
Funding to strengthen the quality, performance, and infrastructure of tribal public health systems, including workforce, data, information systems, programs, and services. The overall goal is to improve public health outcomes and health inequities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 5, 2023
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developing Future Victim Specialists to Serve American Indian/Alaska Native Victims of Crime
Grants to recruit, train, and develop victim service professionals that will provide direct victim services to American Indian/Alaska Native victims of crime in locations that are remote and where positions are hard to fill. Projects should focus on engaging interested individuals, including college and university students, who are from, or live and attend school in, these areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
National Center for American Indian Health Professions Pre-Admissions Workshops
Workshops to help American Indian and Alaska Native students navigate the medical or other professional school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their professional networks. The overall goal of the program is to promote health by increasing the number of AI/AN healthcare employees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Sponsors: A. T. Still University, National Center for American Indian Health Professions
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian, Delta, and Northern Border Regions
Grants for projects in the Appalachian, Lower Mississippi Delta, and Northern Border regions that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Service areas of the Northern Border Regional Commission, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Delta Regional Authority
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2023
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Boettcher Foundation Colorado Responsive Grantmaking
Community Connections Grants for projects or infrastructure designed to build healthy, vibrant communities across the state of Colorado. Rural Catalyst Grants for building the capacity of rural nonprofit organizations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2023
Sponsor: Boettcher Foundation