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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses

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

Arizona AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Arizona that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Sponsor: Arizona Area Health Education Center Program
Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for primary care clinicians who serve patients in underserved areas of Oregon regardless of their source of coverage or ability to pay.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Wyoming State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, and mental health clinicians who agree to serve at an approved National Health Service Corps site in Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
Funding for accredited schools of nursing to establish and/or operate a student loan fund. Grantees will loan money to students, and up to 85% of each loan may be forgiven upon completion of up to 4 years of full-time employment as a faculty member in an accredited school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to organizations working to implement educational, recruitment, retention, and related programs to meet pressing needs in Louisiana's healthcare workforce.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Missouri Nurse Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for licensed professional nurses, advanced practice nurses, and registered nurses who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Missouri.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2020
Sponsor: Missouri Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
Awards funding to health professions schools to increase diversity in the health professions workforce by providing scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Priority is given to institutions that seek to place graduates in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program (NAT)
Funding for accredited institutions to support traineeships for licensed nurses who are enrolled in a nurse anesthesia program, with preference given to projects that will benefit rural and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Arizona Opioid Prescriber Education
A free, self-paced, online continuing medical education program for healthcare professionals that provides up-to-date information about Arizona's opioid laws and regulations, prescribing guidelines, and treatment options for opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, Arizona State University College of Health Solutions
3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network