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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.

Utah Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who locate and practice in underserved areas in Utah for at least 3 years.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP)
Scholarships for health professions students in disciplines for which recruitment or retention is difficult, as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A minimum service obligation of 2 years is required.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Wisconsin Health Services Scholarship Program
Scholarships for specific health professions students in Wisconsin who agree to work in a health shortage area after completion of their academic programs.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
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, 2024
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
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, 2024
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Faculty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for individuals from economically and environmentally 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, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder (SUD) professionals to provide direct treatment and recovery support services in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Patient-Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care Program Course and Scholarships Inactive
An educational program for primary care providers serving low-income and underserved communities. The program trains clinicians to diagnose and treat mental health conditions they see every day in practice. Providers working in rural and tribal communities are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsors: The REACH Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Campuses
Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Programs Inactive
Loan repayment for specific healthcare professionals who agree to provide primary care services in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Medically Underserved Area of Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsors: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development, Arizona Department of Health Services
Minnesota Rural and Underserved Clinical Rotations Grant Program Inactive
Grants to health professional training sites to add rural and underserved rotations or clinical training experiences, such as credential or certificate rural tracks or other specialized training, to existing clinical training programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care