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Rural Health
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.

Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program
Grants to increase the number of registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and forensic nurses trained and certified as sexual assault nurse examiners, with a preference for projects that will substantially benefit rural or underserved populations or help meet public health nursing needs in state or local health departments. The program goal is to train providers to conduct sexual assault forensic examinations, which provide for better physical and mental healthcare for survivors, better evidence collection, and higher prosecution rates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists in Maryland who provide care to vulnerable populations in the state, including Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
California Dental Student Loan Repayment Grant
Loan repayment assistance for recent dental graduates in exchange for providing service to underserved populations in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: California Dental Association
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children’s access to medical homes, immunization services, and specific health services not otherwise available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Kansas State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for specific primary care, mental health, and dental health providers who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsors: Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health, Louisiana Department of Health
Virginia State Loan Repayment Program
Educational loan repayment assistance for eligible healthcare providers in return for service in a medically underserved area of Virginia.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
Virtual Student Federal Service
Virtual internship opportunities for college students who are U.S. citizens. Internship opportunities are available with many federal government agencies each year.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Grant
Grants for nonprofit organizations that are engaged in efforts to improve oral health for underserved Wisconsin residents.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dental Association
Georgia Direct Services Grant
Grants to support existing evidence-based and best practice healthcare services and health promotion programs that address health disparities in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation