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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.

South Dakota Recruitment Assistance Program
Provides qualifying physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives an incentive payment in return for 3 continuous years of practice in an eligible rural community in South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
Tennessee Rural Clinician Recruitment Assistance
Offers free clinician recruitment assistance to practices in rural and underserved communities in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Virginia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Virginia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority
Western Montana Area Health Education Center Student Rural Clinical Rotations Program
Travel reimbursement to support health professions students participating in clinical rotations at rural and underserved sites in Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
New Mexico Nursing Loan for Service Program Inactive
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, 2020
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
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, 2020
Sponsors: Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health, Louisiana Department of Health
Maryland AHEC Scholars Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Faculty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
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 25, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency Integration Program Inactive
Grants to prepare new nurse practitioners for primary care or behavioral health practice in integrated, community-based settings, through expansions and/or enhancements to existing 12-month Nurse Practitioner Residency (NPR) programs. Priority is given to projects that benefit rural and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin Advanced Practice Clinician Training Grant Inactive
Grants for activities that focus on increasing the number of rural hospitals and clinics in Wisconsin that provide clinical training for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services