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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.

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
Patient-Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care Program Course and Scholarships Inactive
An educational program for primary care providers serving low-income and underserved communities. The program trains clinicians to diagnose and treat mental health conditions they see every day in practice. Providers working in rural and tribal communities are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsors: The REACH Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Campuses
Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Programs Inactive
Loan repayment for specific healthcare professionals who agree to provide primary care services in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Medically Underserved Area of Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsors: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development, Arizona Department of Health Services
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, 2024
Sponsor: Bedford Community Health Foundation
Minnesota Rural and Underserved Clinical Rotations Grant Program Inactive
Grants to health professional training sites to add rural and underserved rotations or clinical training experiences, such as credential or certificate rural tracks or other specialized training, to existing clinical training programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Louisiana Rural Health Scholars Program Inactive
A short-term rotation for healthcare professional students to gain experience in rural healthcare settings in Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: May 23, 2024
Sponsors: Louisiana Department of Health, Louisiana Primary Care Office
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for eligible primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 9, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder treatment in rural communities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 9, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Workforce Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for eligible clinicians who agree to serve in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 9, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services