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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.

Healthcare Worker Loan Relief Program of the Commonwealth
Loan repayment for specific healthcare professionals who agree to practice in underserved areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
University of Nebraska Kearney Health Opportunities Program (KHOP)
Scholarships and professional development opportunities for high school seniors from rural Nebraska who wish to practice in rural Nebraska following the completion of specific health professions educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsors: University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students Summer Experience Program
A program that places clinical psychology, master of social work, physician, physician assistant, medical laboratory science, nurse practitioner, pharmacy, nursing, physical and occupational therapy students from South Dakota in a 3 or 4-week experience with preceptors established in rural areas of South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2022
Sponsor: Southeast SD Rural Area Health Education Center
Minnesota Rural Pharmacist Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for pharmacy students, residents, and practicing professionals who agree to serve a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Oregon Primary Care Loan Forgiveness Program
Forgivable loans for medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, dental, and pharmacy students in exchange for a service obligation at an approved rural practice site in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for primary care clinicians who serve patients in underserved areas of Oregon regardless of their source of coverage or ability to pay.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2023
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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, 2023
Sponsor: Delaware Health Care Commission
Alaska Supporting Health Care Access through Loan Repayment (SHARP I)
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals in exchange for working in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Direct Relief Partnership Network
A partnership program for healthcare facilities that extends medication access to patients who are unable to afford prescriptions, reduces procurement costs of medications and supplies, and leverages resources to foster healthier communities. Partner facilities order online from Direct Relief's pharmaceutical inventory.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Direct Relief
Dispensary of Hope Dispensing Site Network
A national collaborative led by a nonprofit medication distributor that sources donated medications to assist nonprofit health systems, hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies in serving their patient population, especially individuals experiencing poverty and those that are uninsured.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dispensary of Hope