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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.

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, 2020
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, 2020
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 environmental health, mental health, rural health, veterans healthcare, and visual health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Jonas Philanthropies, Sigma Foundation for Nursing
National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and dental students who agree to provide services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas of greatest need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, 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, 2020
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 15, 2021
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 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Nursing Workforce Diversity Program
Funding to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds in becoming registered nurses using evidence-based strategies to support nursing students from enrollment through graduation. The purpose is to expand and support a workforce to provide quality, culturally-aligned care to rural and underserved communities in need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in South Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
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: Feb 15, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services