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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.

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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
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
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Scholarships for nurse practitioners working 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 rural 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
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
Tennessee Certified Labor Doula Training Scholarships
Scholarships for certified labor doula training for people who live in rural areas of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Health Association of Tennessee
Vet Center Scholarship Program
Scholarships for specific behavioral/mental health professional students. Recipients agree to a 6 year service obligation at a Vet Center Readjustment Counseling Service site. Applicants from rural, tribal, and other underserved communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP)
Scholarships for health professions students in disciplines for which recruitment or retention is difficult, as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A minimum service obligation of 2 years is required.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
West Virginia Family Medicine Rural Scholars Program
Scholarships for third-year West Virginia medical students who show strong interest in practicing family medicine in rural West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia University School of Medicine