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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.

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program
Scholarships for students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training in exchange for a service commitment in an approved site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Illinois Nursing Education Scholarship Program
Scholarships for Illinois residents pursuing nursing degrees who demonstrate the greatest financial need. Awardees must practice in the state upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
Sponsors: Illinois Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health
Illinois Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program
Scholarships for registered nurses seeking to become a nurse practitioner in a rural area in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
Sponsor: Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois State Medical Society
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship
Scholarships for students pursuing registered nursing or licensed practical nursing degrees who agree to serve at a medical facility in Kansas upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Nurse Corps Scholarship Program
Scholarships for nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year, full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent) at an eligible healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 2, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Into Psychology
Grants to administer programs that will recruit and provide scholarships to qualified individuals who will become clinical psychologists and provide service to American Indian/Alaskan Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship
Scholarships for osteopathic medical students pursuing a career in primary care medicine who agree to work in an underserved geographic area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis Insuring Rural Communities Scholarship
Scholarships for students from rural areas in Missouri and Illinois who are pursuing certificates or undergraduate degrees in information technology, healthcare, or risk management.
Geographic coverage: Illinois and Missouri
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsor: The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis
California Behavioral Health Scholarship Program
Scholarship to California students pursuing education or training to become behavioral health practitioners in exchange for working in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: May 24, 2024
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Marva Jean Jackson Rural Community Health Scholarship Grants
Small grants to assist rural facilities and communities in developing or supporting local scholarship programs that will help pay for the training and education of local healthcare providers.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center