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Funding by Topic: Pharmacy workforce

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

Massachusetts State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area or a high need community of Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2019
Sponsors: Massachusetts Health Care Workforce Center, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
Incentive Grants for Pharmacy Practitioners, Students, and Community Practice Residents
Offers pharmacists seed money to implement or support an innovative patient care service within their pharmacy practice. Pharmacists in rural areas have received funding in previous rounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2019
Sponsor: American Pharmacists Association
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary healthcare professionals who provide services in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2019
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
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, 2019
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2020
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Arizona Opioid Prescriber Education
A free, self-paced, online continuing medical education program for healthcare professionals that provides up-to-date information about Arizona's opioid laws and regulations, prescribing guidelines, and treatment options for opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, Arizona State University College of Health Solutions
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: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
Alaska AHEC Scholars and Rising Scholars Programs
Multidisciplinary certificate programs for high school students and 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
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