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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Physicians

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

Minnesota International Medical Graduate Career Guidance and Support Grant Program
Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to assist immigrant international medical graduates and other foreign trained healthcare professionals who wish to integrate into the Minnesota healthcare delivery system, with the goal of increasing access to primary care in rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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: May 21, 2021
Sponsors: Massachusetts Health Care Workforce Center, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
Rural Residency Planning and Development Technical Assistance Program
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide technical assistance for HRSA Rural Residency Planning and Development Program awardees that are working to expand the number of rural residency training programs and subsequently increase the number of physicians choosing to practice in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 21, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
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 27, 2021
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
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 27, 2021
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
Loan repayment assistance for eligible clinicians who agree to serve in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 27, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maine Health Professions Loan Program
A need-based, competitive loan for Maine students pursuing postgraduate medical, dental, and veterinary education.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2021
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Helping Hands Grant Program
Grants to encourage medical students to participate in community service activities, particularly those focused on underserved populations; raise awareness of mental illness and the importance of early recognition of illness; and build an interest among medical students in psychiatry and working in underserved communities. Projects should focus on mental health and substance use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Programs
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, 2021
Sponsors: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development, Arizona Department of Health Services
Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to organizations working to implement educational, recruitment, retention, and related programs to meet pressing needs in Louisiana's healthcare workforce.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation