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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.

North Carolina High Needs Service Bonus (HNSB)
Service bonuses for qualified providers in North Carolina without educational loan debt. Recipients must agree to provide comprehensive primary care services in eligible facilities serving high need patients in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Office of Rural Health
North Carolina Loan Repayment Program (NC LRP)
Repayment assistance for educational loans in exchange for providing comprehensive primary care services in eligible facilities serving high need patients in rural and underserved communities of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Office of Rural Health
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
Vermont J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Conrad 30 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Vermont, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
West Virginia Medical Student Loan Program
Forgivable loans for medical students in West Virginia who agree to practice in an underserved area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia University Institute for Community and Rural Health
Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for eligible clinicians who provide pediatric medical subspecialty, pediatric surgical specialty, or child and adolescent behavioral healthcare including substance use disorder prevention and treatment services. In exchange for loan repayment, participants agree to 3 years of full-time service at an approved site including American Indian health facilities, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, schools, and public health departments, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 17, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2024
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Minnesota Pipeline Program Dual Training Grants Inactive
Funding for employers in Minnesota to cover the costs of degree, certificate, and/or recognized credential programs for their permanent employees who are seeking training in high-need industries and occupations, including healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2024
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship of the American College of Surgeons Inactive
A scholarship for surgeons in small towns and rural communities to either: (1) attend the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; (2) travel and attend training; or (3) conduct research to improve performance as a rural surgeon.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons
Wisconsin Allied Health Professional Education and Training Grant Inactive
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: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services