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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.

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
Sanford Health Rural EMT Educational Scholarships
Scholarships for residents who want to earn EMT certification in order to work or volunteer with EMS services in rural areas of North Dakota and western Minnesota with a Sanford presence.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Sanford Health EMS Education
NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships
Scholarships for students residing in rural areas who are currently enrolled in a master's level counseling program and are committed to practicing in rural communities after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
California Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program
Scholarships for California residents who are enrolled in advanced practice healthcare programs and are willing to work in a medically underserved area of California after graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
California Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in allied healthcare programs and who will agree to work in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Scholarships for students of American Indian descent who are pursuing careers in nursing. Students are expected to work to improve health care for American Indian populations upon graduation
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
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
Oklahoma Family Practice Resident Rural Scholarship Program
Scholarships/forgivable loans for residents enrolled in accredited family practice or family medicine residency programs located in Oklahoma who agree to practice in rural communities in Oklahoma upon residency completion.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission