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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.

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Scholarships for students of American Indian descent who are pursuing careers in nursing. Students are expected to work to improve health care for American Indian populations upon graduation
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
David W. and Sandra L.R. Boyes Physician Education Scholarship
Scholarship for health professionals and specialists working on continuing education in the field of gerontology. Special consideration is given to applicants who currently practice or plan to practice in rural Virginia or southern Appalachian areas.
Geographic coverage: Rural Virginia and Southern Appalachia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
Sponsor: Bedford Community Health Foundation
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: Jun 2, 2023
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
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