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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.

Minnesota 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 Minnesota, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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
New York 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 York, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2020
Sponsor: New York State Department of 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