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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.

Future Clinicians Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for underrepresented health professions students who are engaging in self-led community service and research, are developing critical professional skills, and are interested in working to address health disparities in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2023
Sponsors: National Medical Fellowships, United Health Group
Faculty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for individuals from economically and environmentally disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder (SUD) professionals to provide direct treatment and recovery support services in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Language and Disability Access (PCTE-LDA) Inactive
Grants to develop curricula and train medical students, physician assistant students, and primary care medical residents to provide high quality primary care services to individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) and/or individuals with physical disabilities, and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) with goals of improving health outcomes for these populations. Priority will be given to applicants who can demonstrate that they train residents in rural areas and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maryland AHEC Scholars Inactive
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: Jun 30, 2023
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Iowa Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Educational loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals in return for a 2 year service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2023
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship Inactive
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: Jun 2, 2023
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
David W. and Sandra L.R. Boyes Physician Education Scholarship Inactive
Scholarship for health professionals and specialists working on continuing education in the field of gerontology. Special consideration is given to applicants who currently practice or plan to practice in rural Virginia or southern Appalachian areas.
Geographic coverage: Rural Virginia and Southern Appalachia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
Sponsor: Bedford Community Health Foundation
Agricultural Safety and Health: Core Course Registration and Fee Waivers Inactive
Course registration and an opportunity to apply for a fee waiver to attend the Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course to be held virtually in June, 2023.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Health Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP Academies Inactive
Grants to increase and support opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter and graduate from health professions programs. National HCOP Academies strengthen the health workforce pipeline in medically underserved and rural areas by providing both academic and social supports to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 24, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services