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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Nurses

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Georgia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Georgia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network
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: Dec 1, 2019
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Kearney Health Opportunities Program (KHOP)
Scholarships and professional development opportunities for high school seniors from rural Nebraska who wish to practice in rural Nebraska following the completion of specific health professions educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2019
Sponsors: University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Sigma/Jonas Philanthropies Collaborative Research Grant
Grants for nursing research designed to improve healthcare for the most vulnerable citizens in the United States. Proposals for pilot and developmental research will be accepted. Grants will be given in the areas of mental health, rural health, and veterans healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2019
Sponsors: Jonas Philanthropies, Sigma Foundation for Nursing
Expansion of Practitioner Education
Grants to expand the integration of substance use disorder education into the curriculum of healthcare and health services education programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 16, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Sponsors: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana Primary Care Office
Minnesota Nurse in Long Term Care Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for students in Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs or currently licensed RNs/LPNs who agree to practice in long-term care in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Public Health Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for Licensed Registered Nurses with certification as public health nurses who agree to serve in designated rural areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
Funding for accredited schools of nursing to establish and/or operate a student loan fund. Grantees will loan money to students, and up to 85% of each loan may be forgiven upon completion of up to 4 years of full-time employment as a faculty member in an accredited school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Mar 1, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation