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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Scholarships for health careers

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

Colorado Health Service Corps Scholarship Program for Addiction Counselors
Scholarships for Addiction Counselor training in exchange for a service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
Scholarships to encourage Native American college students to enter careers in agriculture and agriculture-related fields with the ultimate goal of increasing food production, improving health and nutrition, and eliminating food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship
Scholarship program designed to assist healthcare students in Arkansas with education costs while encouraging them to serve and practice in underserved rural areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
NBCC Foundation Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors
Fellowships for master's degree-level addictions counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, and military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
NBCC Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors
Fellowships for master's and doctoral degree-level mental health counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, and military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Udall Scholarship
Scholarships for Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, native healthcare, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2022
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Mercer University School of Medicine Ph.D. in Rural Health Sciences Stipend and Assistantship Opportunity
Stipend and assistantship opportunity for the 2022-2023 academic year that provides a stipend and tuition waiver while working on a Ph.D. in Rural Health Sciences at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia. The program is designed to prepare students for research careers focused on improving the health of rural areas using multidisciplinary approaches.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 1, 2022
Sponsor: Mercer University School of Medicine
Doctors for Maine's Future Scholarship
Scholarships for eligible medical students who enroll in a Maine-based medical school and agree to work at a Maine healthcare facility upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Indiana Primary Care Scholarship Program
Scholarships to cover tuition and fees for Indiana medical students who are committed to serving in shortage areas of Indiana upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Indiana University School of Medicine
Oklahoma 3 + 1 Program
A scholarship and accelerated degree program for undergraduate students in Oklahoma that have decided to become physicians, are interested in practicing primary care medicine in rural Oklahoma, and would like to accomplish this goal in a shorter amount of time than required in a traditional program.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health