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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Physician assistants

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
Utah AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program
A 50/50 matching program that increases availability of primary healthcare services through repayment of education loans to eligible health professionals practicing in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Office of Rural Health
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
Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care providers who agree to provide services in an underserved community in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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
Georgia Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program (PALRP)
Loan repayment assistance for physician assistants who agree to practice full-time in a rural community in Georgia for at least 12 months.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, physician assistant, and dental students who agree to provide services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas of greatest need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 4, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Health Care Loan Forgiveness Programs Early Application Cycle
Loan forgiveness for certain health professionals who agree to practice in a health professional shortage area in Minnesota for at least 3 years.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care