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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.

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
Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
Scholarships to encourage Native American college students to enter careers in agriculture and agriculture-related fields with the ultimate goal of increasing food production, improving health and nutrition, and eliminating food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
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
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
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 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
Scholarship for Obstetrical Simulation Course Emergencies and Catastrophes
Provides scholarships to an obstetrical simulation course for family medicine physicians, nurse midwives, and licensed midwives who practice in a rural healthcare setting in the southeastern United States.
Geographic coverage: Southeast United States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation