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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.

NOSORH Resources/Travel Scholarship
Awards travel scholarships to facilitate mentoring, networking, and educational exchange to 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 Family Practice Resident Rural Scholarship Program
Offers financial assistance to residents enrolled in an accredited Family Practice or Family Medicine Residency Program located in Oklahoma who agrees to practice in a rural community of Oklahoma upon completion of his/her residency.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Physician Manpower Training Commission
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Offers scholarships to nurse practitioners working in safety net clinics 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
Provides 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 & Catastrophes
Provides scholarships to attend obstetrical simulation course to 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
South Carolina Rural EMT Tuition Assistance Program
Offers scholarships to students enrolled in emergency medical technician courses who plan to practice in rural areas of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Office of Rural Health
West Virginia Family Medicine Rural Scholars Program Inactive
Offers scholarships to third-year West Virginia medical students who show strong interest in practicing family medicine in rural West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: West Virginia University
Indiana Rural Health Baccalaureate/Medical Degree Scholarship Program Inactive
Full, in-state undergraduate tuition scholarships for students from rural Indiana to attend Indiana State University with the expectation of attending Indiana University School of Medicine after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Sponsors: Indiana State University, Indiana University School of Medicine
Illinois Rural Health Association Spring Semester 2018 Scholarships Inactive
Sponsors scholarships for students who have an intention to work in rural Illinois and who are enrolled in health information technology, medical billing and coding, or graduate mental/behavioral health programs.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2017
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship Inactive
Awards scholarships to students pursuing registered nursing degrees with the intent to practice in small Alaskan communities.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation