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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.

South Dakota Recruitment Assistance Program
Provides qualifying physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives an incentive payment in return for 3 continuous years of practice in an eligible rural community in South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
South Dakota Rural Healthcare Facility Recruitment Assistance Program
A monetary incentive to health professionals who complete a 3 year service agreement at a rural facility in South Dakota. Facilities apply for matching funds to help with their recruitment efforts.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Dakota 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
Utah Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in a federally designated Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area in Utah, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural 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
Washington 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 Washington, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Washington State Department of Health, Washington State Office of Rural Health
West Virginia Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of West Virginia, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia State Office of Rural Health
West Virginia Rural Health Service Program
A financial incentive for third and fourth year medical students at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in exchange for a commitment to serve the same number of years upon graduation from residency in a rural underserved area of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health
Western Montana Area Health Education Center Student Rural Clinical Rotations Program
Travel reimbursement to support health professions students participating in clinical rotations at rural and underserved sites in Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Montana Area Health Education Center
Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services