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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Primary care

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

California 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 California, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Services
Clinical Workforce Development Training, Technical Assistance, and Learning Collaboratives for FQHCs
Training, technical assistance, and learning collaboratives for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC look-alikes in the areas of comprehensive primary clinical care teams, HIV prevention, sustainable training models, and postgraduate residency and fellowship programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: Community Health Center, Inc., Weitzman Institute
Colorado Health Service Corps Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Program in Rural Health Leadership
A full-time fellowship for early-career clinicians who have an interest in partnering with rural communities to improve health. The fellowship includes a Master's Degree in Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and focused clinical time in Rosebud, South Dakota at an Indian Health Service site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital
Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program
A 50/50 matching program that increases availability of primary healthcare services through repayment of education loans to eligible health professionals practicing in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Office of Rural Health
Northwest Public Health and Primary Care Leadership Institute
A leadership and educational opportunity in the northwest region that focuses on the intersection of public health and primary care, using a health equity focus. Participants will experience group and individual assignments, panels, lectures, webinars, and discussions, and use problem-based learning to explore real-life situations leaders face in the field.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association
Rural Family Medicine with Obstetrics Fellowship
One-year fellowship with Tacoma Family Medicine in Washington for family medicine physicians who plan to care for a rural population with limited access to healthcare services. The fellowship includes expanded scope obstetrics including cesarean sections.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: MultiCare, Tacoma Family Medicine, University of Washington
Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program (RIMSAP)
Loans and/or recommendations for University of Illinois Medical School students wishing to specialize in family practice or another primary healthcare field and who agree to practice in an approved rural community in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois State Medical Society
Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for recently licensed physicians and surgeons who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas and Primary Care Shortage Areas in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services