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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.

Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Sep 1, 2020
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Nurses
Loan repayment assistance for LPNs and RNs working in shortage areas of Vermont.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Application Deadline: Sep 10, 2020
Sponsor: University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Office of Primary Care and AHEC Program
Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Nebraska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsor: Nebraska Area Health Education Centers
Delaware State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of Delaware for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Delaware Health Care Commission
Utah AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
California Bachelor of Science Nursing Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Registered Nurses who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2020
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
California Licensed Vocational Nurse Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Licensed Vocational Nurses who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2020
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
AgriSafe Nurse Scholar Program
A distance learning opportunity available to rural nurses designed to increase knowledge base in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases related to agricultural work exposures. A 50% nonprofit registration rate is available for nurses working for nonprofit organizations, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, government agencies, and educational institutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
End-of-Life and Palliative Care Health Literacy: Improving Outcomes in Serious, Advanced Illness
Funding for research focused on the barriers to end-of-life and palliative care health literacy in diverse settings and populations. Research should result in strategies, interventions, and models of care to improve health literacy, with the goal of improving outcomes for individuals with serious, advanced illness and their families and caregivers. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services