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Funding by Topic: Occupational therapy

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

California Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for allied healthcare professionals practicing in designated counties of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Maryland Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Maryland residents who provide public service in Maryland, such as nurses, counselors, teachers, lawyers, therapists, and social workers that serve low-income, underserved, or underrepresented populations.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
West Virginia Health Sciences Service Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professions students who are in the final year of study and who agree to practice in an underserved or rural area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
3RNET Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: 3RNET
Alaska AHEC Scholars Program
Multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alaska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce
American Rescue Plan Provider Relief Fund New Distributions
Relief funds for hospitals and other healthcare providers to support expenses and lost revenue due to COVID-19. The application portal will open on September 29, 2021. $17 billion is available for a broad range of providers who can document revenue loss and expenses associated with the pandemic. An additional $8.5 billion in relief funds is available for providers who serve rural patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hawaii AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Hawaii that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Nebraska.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
North Dakota AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in North Dakota that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Area Health Education Center