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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.

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
Wyoming J-1 Conrad 30 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Wyoming, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Maine Certification Program for Dental Care Tax Credit Inactive
Tax credit for dentists working in underserved areas of Maine who are paying outstanding student loans.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Maine Certification Program for Primary Care Tax Credit Inactive
Tax credit for eligible primary care professionals working in underserved areas of Maine who are paying outstanding student loans.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Maryland Income Tax Credit for Preceptors in Areas with Health Care Workforce Shortages Inactive
Tax credit of $1,000 per student for physicians and nurse practitioners serving as preceptors in underserved areas of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Indiana J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Indiana, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Primary Health Care Association
Massachusetts Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Massachusetts, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
Sponsor: Massachusetts Health Care Workforce Center
Arkansas Community Match Rural Physician Recruitment Program Inactive
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
Connected Care Pilot Program Inactive
Funding for nonprofit and public healthcare providers to cover 85% of the eligible costs of broadband connectivity, certain network equipment, and information services necessary to provide connected care services to a patient population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2020
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
New York J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
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