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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.

Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate- and graduate-level students enrolled in specific health professions degree programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students to enroll in courses leading to a bachelor's degree in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-nursing, and other subjects needed by the Indian health programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Missouri Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)
Forgivable loans for the purpose of repaying educational loans for healthcare, mental health, and public health professionals, in exchange for a 2-year service obligation in an underserved area of Missouri.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Missouri Health Professional Student Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians and dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Missouri.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: Missouri Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rhode Island Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment for primary care, dentistry, and behavioral health professionals that have made a commitment to practice in medically underserved communities in Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Rhode Island
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: Rhode Island Department of Health
Tennessee Rural Residency Incentive Program
Offers a stipend to primary care physicians studying in Tennessee residency programs or physicians with Tennessee affiliations who are in out-of-state primary care residency programs. Recipients must agree to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
VA Quality Scholars Fellowship
Two-year residential fellowship for clinicians who are interested in making veteran healthcare equitable and accessible for marginalized and rural populations. Fellows split their time between in-person clinical work, independent studies, and structured didactics while guided by a set of experienced mentors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who agree to practice in an underserved area of Vermont.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Office of Primary Care and AHEC Program
North Carolina Science Enrichment Preparation Program
An 8 week academic enrichment program that targets first-generation, underrepresented minority, rural, and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged undergraduate students in North Carolina who would like to attend medical or dental school.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2024
Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Careers Access Program