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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.

Utah Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who locate and practice in underserved areas in Utah for at least 3 years.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP)
Scholarships for health professions students in disciplines identified as a shortage by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A minimum service obligation of 2 years is required.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Virginia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Virginia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority
Western Montana Area Health Education Center Student Rural Clinical Rotations Program
Travel reimbursement to support health professions students participating in clinical rotations at rural and underserved sites in Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Montana Area Health Education Center
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: 15 Western states, as well as U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Wisconsin Health Services Scholarship Program
Scholarships for specific health professions students in Wisconsin who agree to work in a health shortage area after completion of their academic programs.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
Building a Pipeline of Primary Care Providers to Serve Diverse Communities of Colorado Inactive
Grants to increase the number of individuals working within Colorado's primary healthcare workforce who reflect the diverse patient population served by the state's safety net system and/or who are committed to serving rural and frontier communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
California County Medical Services Program Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Assists with the repayment of qualified educational loans for primary care professionals who provide healthcare services at an approved site located in a County Medical Services Program (CMSP) area in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2024
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Healthcare Worker Loan Relief Program of the Commonwealth Inactive
Loan repayment for specific healthcare professionals who agree to practice in underserved areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2024
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Tennessee State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care practitioners who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2024
Sponsor: Tennessee Office of Rural Health