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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.

Iowa Farm Bureau Rural Medicine Scholarship for M4 Students and R3 Residents
Offers scholarships to 4th year medical students and 3rd year residents in Iowa who show a strong desire to practice in rural areas of Iowa upon completion of their degrees.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2023
Sponsors: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, Iowa Farm Bureau
North Dakota RuralMed Program
Offers medical students at the University of North Dakota full tuition in the form of a forgivable loan in return for a 5-year service agreement to practice in rural areas of North Dakota upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2023
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Berkeley Public Health Online Rural Health Innovation Program
Scholarships for public health leaders working in rural communities to attend the online MPH program at Berkeley and participate in a rural health curricula cohort .
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 13, 2023
Sponsor: University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health
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
Nebraska Neighbors: UNMC Nursing Rural Advantage Scholarship
Scholarships for nursing students entering the University of Nebraska Medical Center baccalaureate of science traditional or accelerated program from select neighboring states who plan to attend the college's rural campuses in Scottsbluff, Kearney, or Norfolk.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota, and Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Nebraska Medical Center
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 Health Care Workforce Training Commission
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Scholarships for nurse practitioners working in safety-net settings to pursue a post-master's certificate as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Rural Access to Anesthesia Care Scholarship
Stipend scholarships for medical students to complete a rural rotation designed to teach future physicians about anesthesia in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Society of Anesthesiologists