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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Incentives

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

Maine Rural Medical Access Program
Financial incentives, in the form of reimbursement of insurance premiums, to ensure the availability of doctors who provide obstetrical and prenatal care in rural and underserved communities in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 3, 2024
Sponsors: Maine Bureau of Insurance, Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Tennessee Rural Residency Incentive Program
Offers a stipend to primary care physicians studying in Tennessee residency programs or physicians with Tennessee affiliations who are in out-of-state primary care residency programs. Recipients must agree to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsors: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care
Virginia 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 Virginia, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2024
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
Affordable Connectivity Program
A benefit that helps low-income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices. The Affordable Connectivity Program replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Communications Commission, Universal Service Administrative Company
Alabama 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 Alabama, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Alaska J-1 Visa Conrad 30 Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Alaska, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health
Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in rural Appalachian areas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Locations within the Appalachian Regional Commission service area
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Arkansas 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 Arkansas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Health
Colorado 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 Colorado, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment