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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Specialty care

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

Washington J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Washington, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Washington State Department of Health, Washington State Office of Rural Health
West Virginia Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of West Virginia, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia State Office of Rural Health
Wisconsin Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Wisconsin, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wyoming J-1 Conrad 30 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Wyoming, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan Inactive
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes to increase access to affordable healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured in Michigan. Funding may be used to support ongoing operations, as well as expand hours and services, team-based approaches to care, patient navigation and enrollment, and/or wrap-around services.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education Grant Inactive
Funding to develop new graduate medical education programs, fellowship programs, and rural clinical training in Wisconsin with the goal of increasing access to quality healthcare by increasing the number of physicians practicing in rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Maryland State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and medical residents specializing in primary care who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Connecticut J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Connecticut, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsor: Connecticut Department of Public Health
South Carolina Rural Practice Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Forgivable Loans for medical students, advanced practice registered nursing students, and physician assistant students who commit to practice in a primary care or critical need specialty in rural South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsors: South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare, South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare
Indiana J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Indiana, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Primary Health Care Association