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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.

Iowa Farm Bureau Rural Medicine Scholarship for M4 Students and R3 Residents
Offers scholarships to 4th year medical students and 3rd year residents in Iowa who show a strong desire to practice in rural areas of Iowa upon completion of their degrees.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2022
Sponsors: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, Iowa Farm Bureau
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: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
New Mexico Medical Loan for Service Program
Forgivable loans for medical students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
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
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
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
New Mexico Health Service Corps Stipend Program
Provides a stipend to eligible health professionals during their last two years of training or residency in return for a service obligation of a minimum of 2 years in an underserved area of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Sep 2, 2022
Sponsor: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health