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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.

Minnesota Pipeline Program Dual Training Grants
Funding for employers in Minnesota to cover the costs of degree, certificate, and/or recognized credential programs for their permanent employees who are seeking training in high-need industries and occupations, including healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2023
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program
Grants to support innovative academic-practice partnerships to prepare primary care advanced practice registered nursing students to practice in rural and underserved settings through academic and clinical training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maryland Loan Repayment Programs
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, medical residents specializing in primary care, nurses, and nursing support staff who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
South Carolina Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program
Educational loan repayment program for qualified behavioral health professionals who contract to practice in rural and/or underserved areas of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2023
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Nurses (LPNs and RNs)
Loan repayment assistance for LPNs and RNs working in shortage areas of Vermont.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2023
Sponsor: University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Office of Primary Care and AHEC Program
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program
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: Apr 25, 2023
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 (SUD) Workforce Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for eligible clinicians who agree to serve in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR)-Pathway to Registered Nurse Program (PRNP)
Funding to create a pathway from academic training to clinical practice through the creation and implementation of Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) to Registered Nurse (RN) Bridge Programs and employment of Clinical Nurse Faculty. The focus is to provide training experiences in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Illinois Nursing Education Scholarship Program
Scholarships for Illinois residents pursuing nursing degrees who demonstrate the greatest financial need. Awardees must practice in the state upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
Sponsors: Illinois Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health
West Virginia State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
Sponsor: West Virginia State Office of Rural Health