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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.

Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Montana Primary Care Office
Minnesota Nurse in Nursing Homes Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to students in Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs or currently licensed RNs/LPNs who agree to practice in a licensed nursing home or intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Public Health Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to Licensed Registered Nurses (RN) with certification as public health nurses who agree to serve in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Registered Nurses in Primary Care (RNPC) Training Program
Funding for partnerships between nurse training programs and community-based primary care facilities to recruit and train nursing students and current registered nurses to practice at the full scope of their license. Programs should emphasize chronic disease prevention and control, to include mental health and substance abuse conditions. Priority will be given to applicants that benefit rural and underserved populations or that meet state and local public health department needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program
Supports innovative clinical, research, education, or policy projects in the field of palliative care and implementation of a leadership career plan for outstanding emerging leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsor: Cambia Health Foundation
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of the state where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2018
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
North Dakota Health Care Professional Student Loan Repayment
Offers matching loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in an underserved area of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP)
Provides student loan reimbursements or stipend payments to assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network