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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.

Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Nurses Inactive
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
Oklahoma Nursing Student Assistance Program Inactive
Forgivable scholarship loans for Oklahoma students pursuing nursing degrees in return for agreeing to practice in Oklahoma upon graduation, with an emphasis placed on practicing in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission
Alaska Supporting Health Care Access through Loan Repayment (SHARP I) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals in exchange for working in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2020
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
New Mexico Nursing Loan for Service Program Inactive
Forgivable loans for nursing students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
Virginia Nursing Scholarship Programs Inactive
Virginia scholarship program for students enrolled in nursing education programs to become registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse educators, nurse practitioners, or nurse midwives.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity
Faculty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for students pursuing registered nursing or licensed practical nursing degrees who agree to serve at a medical facility in Kansas upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program Inactive
Funding to enhance nursing education and strengthen the nursing workforce through experiential learning opportunities, including the use of simulation-based technology to improve the health of patients, families, and communities in rural and medically underserved areas experiencing diseases and conditions that affect public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program Inactive
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: May 21, 2020
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 Workforce Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder clinicians who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services