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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.

Marva Jean Jackson Rural Community Health Scholarship Grants Inactive
Small grants to rural facilities and community groups to help pay for the training and education of local healthcare providers.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships Inactive
Scholarships for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Indigenous Canadian students seeking technical, undergraduate, and graduate degrees at tribal colleges and universities and nonprofit, accredited schools in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Health Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP Academies Inactive
Grants to increase and support opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter and graduate from health professions programs. National HCOP Academies strengthen the health workforce pipeline in medically underserved and rural areas by providing both academic and social supports to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 24, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship Inactive
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, 2023
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Dr. William Merrill Scholarship Inactive
A need-based scholarship award to an underrepresented medical student who is enrolled in an accredited medical school for the 2022-2023 academic year. Priority is given to applicants that have an interest in healthcare issues that impact rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2023
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships
AlohaCare Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for AlohaCare members and people in their immediate families who are interested in pursuing careers in health services.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: May 5, 2023
Sponsor: AlohaCare
Nurse Corps Scholarship Program Inactive
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 4, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Illinois Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for registered nurses seeking to become a nurse practitioner in a rural area in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Sponsor: Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois State Medical Society
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship Inactive
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, 2023
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Illinois Nursing Education Scholarship Program Inactive
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, 2023
Sponsors: Illinois Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health