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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.

Minnesota Community Health Worker Certificate Scholarship
Scholarships that cover tuition and some related costs for up to one year of a Community Health Worker (CHW) certificate program in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Minnesota Community Health Worker Alliance, Minnesota Department of Health
Native American Fitness Instructor Certification Courses
Courses for native fitness instructors to take Native American Fitness Council courses that lead to certification.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Native American Fitness Council
Nebraska Neighbors: UNMC Nursing Rural Advantage Scholarship
Scholarships for nursing students entering the University of Nebraska Medical Center baccalaureate of science traditional or accelerated program from select neighboring states who plan to attend the college's rural campuses in Scottsbluff, Kearney, or Norfolk.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota, and Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Nebraska Medical Center
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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
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 Health Care Workforce Training Commission
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Scholarships for nurse practitioners working to pursue a post-master's certificate as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Rural Access to Anesthesia Care Scholarship
Stipend scholarships for medical students to complete a rural rotation designed to teach future physicians about anesthesia in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Society of Anesthesiologists
Society of American Indian Dentists Dental Admission Test Prep Program
Scholarships for American Indian/Alaska native (AI/AN) undergraduate students to attend a prep program of choice to help with studying for the Dental Admission Test (DAT).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: DentaQuest, Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID)
South Carolina Rural EMT Tuition Assistance Program
Offers scholarships to students enrolled in emergency medical technician courses who plan to practice in rural areas of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Office of Rural Health