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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Scholarships

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

Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship
Scholarship program designed to assist healthcare students in Arkansas with education costs while encouraging them to serve and practice in underserved rural areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
Illinois Dental and Behavioral Health/Social Work Scholarships for Rural Residents
Spring semester 2022 scholarships for rural residents from Illinois that are attending dental school or a graduate level social work/behavioral health program and intend to practice in a rural setting after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2021
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
University of Nebraska Kearney Health Opportunities Program (KHOP)
Scholarships and professional development opportunities for high school seniors from rural Nebraska who wish to practice in rural Nebraska following the completion of specific health professions educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsors: University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Indiana Rural Health Baccalaureate/Medical Degree Scholarship Program
Full, in-state undergraduate tuition scholarships for students with an interest in primary care medicine in rural Indiana to attend Indiana State University with the expectation of attending Indiana University School of Medicine after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Sponsors: Indiana State University, Indiana University School of Medicine
Udall Scholarship
Scholarships for Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, native healthcare, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2022
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Arkansas Rural Practice Scholarship program
Forgivable loans for Arkansas students who are enrolled, accepted, or alternates for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and who agree to practice full-time primary care medicine in a rural community in Arkansas after completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Programs
Doctors for Maine's Future Scholarship
Scholarships for eligible medical students who enroll in a Maine-based medical school and agree to work at a Maine healthcare facility upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Indiana Primary Care Scholarship Program
Scholarships to cover tuition and fees for Indiana medical students who are committed to serving in shortage areas of Indiana upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Indiana University School of Medicine
Oklahoma 3 + 1 Program
A scholarship and accelerated degree program for undergraduate students in Oklahoma that have decided to become physicians, are interested in practicing primary care medicine in rural Oklahoma, and would like to accomplish this goal in a shorter amount of time than required in a traditional program.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
Oklahoma Family Practice Resident Rural Scholarship Program
Scholarships/forgivable loans for residents enrolled in accredited family practice or family medicine residency programs located in Oklahoma who agree to practice in rural communities in Oklahoma upon residency completion.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission