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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.

Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship
Scholarships for osteopathic medical students pursuing a career in primary care medicine who agree to work in an underserved geographic area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Nurse Corps Scholarship Program
Scholarships for nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year, full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 26, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships
Scholarships for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Indigenous Canadian students seeking technical, undergraduate, and graduate degrees at Tribal colleges and universities and nonprofit, accredited schools in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Agricultural Safety and Health: Core Course Registration and Fee Waivers
Course registration and an opportunity to apply for a fee waiver to attend the Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course to be held virtually in June, 2021.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2021
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
National Indian Health Board Dental Therapy Education Scholarship
An opportunity for federally recognized Tribes, Tribal organizations, and Tribal health consortia to sponsor a student or students enrolled in a dental therapy education program during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
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, 2021
Sponsors: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, Iowa Farm Bureau
Virginia Nursing Scholarship Programs
Virginia scholarship program for students enrolled in nursing education programs to become registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, or certified nursing aides.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
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 15, 2021
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
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