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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.

Texas 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 Texas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Primary Care Office
Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit
Georgia state law that allows tax credits for contributions made to rural hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2020
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Community Health
Iowa 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 Iowa, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
Sponsors: Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Louisiana Small Town Health Professionals Tax Credit
Offers a tax credit for certain healthcare professionals who practice in a rural or shortage area in Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2020
Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Health
Tennessee Rural Residency Stipend 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: Nov 1, 2020
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Michigan 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 Michigan, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2020
Sponsor: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas 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 Kansas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2020
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Arkansas Community Match Rural Physician Recruitment Program
A financial incentive for physicians who agree to practice primary care in rural areas of Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Dec 25, 2020
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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 and Social Services