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Funding by Topic: Healthcare workforce

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

Wisconsin Express
Offers a week-long program designed to give health professions students in Wisconsin the opportunity to explore healthcare delivery in medically underserved areas and learn from students in other disciplines.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Kansas Bridging Plan
Offers loan forgiveness to resident physicians working in family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatrics who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Massachusetts Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Massachusetts, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Massachusetts Primary Care Office
Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Montana Primary Care Office
National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Host Sites
Opportunities for local, state, and tribal health departments to host environmental health student interns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2018
Sponsor: National Environmental Health Association
Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program
Provides loan repayment assistance to dental students, residents, or licensed dentists who plan to to provide at least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public program enrollees or patients receiving a sliding fee schedule in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Nurse in Nursing Homes Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to students in Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs or currently licensed RNs/LPNs who agree to practice in a licensed nursing home or intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to final year dental therapist/advanced dental therapist (DT/ADT) students, or licensed DTs/ADTs who plan to practice or are currently practicing in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Mental Health Professional Loan Forgiveness Program
Provides funds for repayment of qualified educational loans for licensed mental health professionals who agree to practice in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Midlevel Practitioner Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment for students in their final year of an initial licensure preparing them to become midlevel practitioners, and to practicing midlevel practitioners who agree to practice in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care