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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.

Massachusetts State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area or a high need community of Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2020
Sponsors: Massachusetts Health Care Workforce Center, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
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, 2020
Sponsors: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development, Arizona Department of Health Services
Rural PREP Microresearch Grants Inactive
Funding for locally generated and implemented, community-based research projects leading to local solutions to problems in underserved rural communities in the areas of primary care, population health, and workforce training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 26, 2020
Sponsor: Rural PREP
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program Inactive
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: May 21, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder clinicians who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training in exchange for a service commitment in an approved site in a high-need urban, rural, or frontier community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Illinois Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for registered nurses seeking to become a nurse practitioner in a rural area in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: Illinois Farm Bureau
New Mexico Health Professional Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
Illinois Nursing Education Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for Illinois residents to overcome financial barriers to pursuing nursing degrees. Awardees must practice in the state upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Sponsors: Illinois Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health