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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Pharmacy and prescription drugs

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

Colorado Health Service Corps Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
340B Drug Pricing Program
Allows certain facilities, such as Critical Access Hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers and FQHC look-alikes, to purchase prescription and non-prescription medications at reduced cost.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Pharmacy Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Montana Mental Health Trust Funding
Grants for programs, services, and resources for the prevention, treatment, and management of serious mental illness in Montana children and adults.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Montana Mental Health Trust
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
Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship
Scholarship program designed to assist healthcare students in Arkansas with education costs while encouraging them to serve and practice in underserved rural areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
Delaware State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of Delaware for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2022
Sponsor: Delaware Health Care Commission
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
COVID-19 Coverage Assistance Fund
Claims reimbursement at the national Medicare rate for eligible healthcare providers administering authorized COVID-19 vaccines to underinsured individuals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services