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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.

Minnesota Pipeline Program Dual Training Grants Inactive
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: May 8, 2020
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Nurse Corps Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for nursing students in exchange for a 2-year, full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Illinois Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for registered nurses seeking to become a nurse practitioner in a rural area in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: Illinois Farm Bureau
Illinois Nursing Education Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for Illinois residents to overcome financial barriers to pursuing nursing degrees. Awardees must practice in the state upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Sponsors: Illinois Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Offers scholarships to Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2020
Sponsor: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
Idaho State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship Inactive
Scholarships for students pursuing registered nursing degrees with the intent to work in small Alaskan communities.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Apr 9, 2020
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
Virginia State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Educational loan repayment assistance for eligible healthcare providers in return for service in a medically underserved area of Virginia.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for students in Iowa seeking careers in high-need healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2020
Sponsor: Iowa Hospital Association
Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for Native Hawaiians entering various healthcare professions who agree to work for at least 2 years at an eligible service setting in Hawaii.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Papa Ola Lokahi, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services