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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.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Travel Awards for AI/AN Undergraduate Students
Travel awards to attend the Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Conference. Awards will go to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students who have an interest in biomedical research relating to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) mission areas. Students who receive travel awards will be given priority to participate in the NIDDK Summer Research Training Program in 2020.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 19, 2019
Sponsors: Association of American Indian Physicians, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Illinois Podiatric Medicine Scholarship
Scholarships for podiatric physician students who agree to practice in a shortage area of Illinois upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Virginia Nursing Scholarship Programs
Virginia scholarship program for students enrolled in nursing education programs to become registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse educators, nurse practitioners, or nurse midwives.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity
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 1, 2019
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships
Scholarships for students residing in rural areas who are currently enrolled in a master's level counseling program and are committed to practicing in rural communities after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for small hospitals in rural, persistent-poverty areas to help prepare and assist them in moving from a fee-for-service and volume based payment system to one that is dependent on value and quality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 15, 2019
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2019
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
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
NOSORH Educational Exchange Scholarship
Travel scholarships to facilitate mentoring, networking, and educational exchange between members of the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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