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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.

Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for specific primary care, mental health, and oral health providers who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsors: Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health, Louisiana Department of Health
Michigan Opioid Treatment Assistance Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical providers and substance use disorder counselors to begin and expand opioid treatment in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsors: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Health Endowment Fund
Virginia Nursing Scholarship Programs
Virginia scholarship program for students enrolled in nursing education programs to become registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse educators, nurse practitioners, or nurse midwives.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity
New Mexico Nursing Loan for Service Program
Forgivable loans for nursing students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder treatment in rural communities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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, 2019
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2019
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
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: Sep 1, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation