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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.

Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program Inactive
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
New Mexico Health Service Corps Stipend Program Inactive
Provides a stipend to eligible health professionals during their last two years of training or residency in return for a service obligation of a minimum of 2 years in an underserved area of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsor: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Rural Colorado Primary Care Leaders Program and Scholarship Inactive
A full scholarship to participate in a program that includes face to face sessions, executive coaching, and virtual learning designed to create a network of Colorado rural primary care providers equipped to attain a more equitable and effective healthcare delivery system for their patients.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Health Foundation, Colorado Rural Health Center
Colorado Rural Primary Care Workforce Solutions Inactive
Grants to support partnerships between workforce-focused capacity building organizations and major healthcare employers to advance efforts to attract, recruit, and retain primary care providers in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Idaho State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2018
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Texas Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals Inactive
Provides loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals practicing in mental health professional shortage areas of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Inactive
Awards funding to colleges and universities to support pre-degree internships and field placements for students pursuing careers in certain behavioral health careers. Special consideration will be given to programs that provide information and education dissemination to rural and medically underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2017
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Massachusetts Community Health Center Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who agree to practice at a Community Health Center in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
Sponsor: Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
California Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program Inactive
Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in advanced practice healthcare programs, including dentists, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others, who are willing to work in a medically underserved area of California after graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) Program Inactive
Grants to establish and/or operate scholarship or stipend programs aimed at increasing nursing education opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 18, 2016
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration