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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.

Faculty Loan Repayment Program
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 7, 2022
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)
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 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Dakota RuralMed Program
Offers medical students at the University of North Dakota full tuition in the form of a forgivable loan in return for a 5-year service agreement to practice in rural areas of North Dakota upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Montana Rural Physician Incentive Program (MRPIP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice in underserved areas of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2022
Sponsor: Montana University System
California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Primary Care Residencies
Grants to support family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, and pediatric residency programs in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Wisconsin Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program (WRPRAP)
Funding to expand and enhance graduate medical education training sites in rural Wisconsin, with the goal of improving access to quality healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 12, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2022
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Idaho Rural Health Care Access Program (RHCAP)
Awards funding to projects that help rural communities improve access to primary medical and dental healthcare through telehealth, community development, and recruitment/retention projects.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2022
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Idaho Rural Physician Incentive Program (RPIP)
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2022
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Virginia Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Virginia, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health