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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Loans

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

Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program (RIMSAP) Inactive
Loans and/or recommendations for University of Illinois Medical School students wishing to specialize in family practice or another primary healthcare field and who agree to practice in an approved rural community in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsors: Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois State Medical Society
Maine Health Professions Loan Program Inactive
A need-based, competitive loan for Maine students pursuing postgraduate medical, dental, and veterinary education.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Rural eConnectivity Broadband Loan and Grant Pilot Program (ReConnect) Inactive
Loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to expand broadband service to rural areas without sufficient broadband access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Missouri Health Professional Nursing Student Loans Inactive
Forgivable loans for students pursuing careers as licensed practical nurses or professional nurses in exchange for service in an underserved area in Missouri upon completion of education.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2020
Sponsor: Missouri Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program Inactive
Loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the construction, improvement, and acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants Inactive
Low interest loans and need-based grants to develop affordable housing for year-round, migrant, or seasonal domestic farm laborers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
Rural Housing Preservation and Revitalization Demonstration Loans and Grants Inactive
Funding tools, including grants, no interest loans, soft-second loans, and debt deferral, to restructure loans for existing rural rental housing and off-farm labor housing projects to help improve and preserve the availability of safe affordable multi-family rental housing for low income residents in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development