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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Surgery

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

Wisconsin Allied Health Professional Education and Training Grant
Grants to healthcare consortia to design and implement education and training programs for critical allied health positions in rural areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Rural Residency Planning and Development Technical Assistance Program
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide technical assistance for HRSA Rural Residency Planning and Development Program awardees that are working to expand the number of rural residency training programs and subsequently increase the number of physicians choosing to practice in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 21, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 5, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New Hampshire State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to work in underserved areas of New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: New Hampshire Rural Health and Primary Care Section
Illinois Underserved Physician Workforce (UPW) Loan Repayment Program
Funding to assist communities in recruiting physicians to their nonprofit healthcare facilities in Heath Professional Shortage Areas in Illinois. Practice location sites register and agree to sponsor any provider who wishes to be considered for the program. Providers may apply for loan repayment in return for service at an approved site for at least 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Indiana Graduate Medical Education Fund
Grants to support the creation and maintenance of new residency positions at existing and new graduate medical education programs in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Louisiana Physician Placement Service: Rural Scholars
Residency and fellowship placement assistance for health career students in Louisiana, with an emphasis on physicians committed to practicing primary care in a rural location in Louisiana following residency training.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Nebraska.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
North Carolina Community Practitioner Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Medical Society Foundation
Tennessee State 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 Tennessee, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health