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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.

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
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
Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Scholarship Inactive
Financial support for American Indian and Alaska Native scholars, health leaders, health professionals, and paraprofessionals serving tribal communities who are interested in attending the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health’s Summer and Winter Institute courses at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Center for American Indian Health
NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships Inactive
Offers scholarships to students residing in rural areas who are currently enrolled in a master's level counseling program and are committed to practicing in rural communities after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2017
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project Technical Assistance Inactive
Technical assistance to 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
Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2017
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program Inactive
Awards 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 28, 2017
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
NBCC Foundation Military Scholarship Inactive
Offers scholarships to master's level counseling students who are active duty, have served in the military within the past 5 years, or are a military spouse and who commit to serving military personnel after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
Illinois Podiatric Medicine Scholarship Inactive
Awards scholarships to podiatric physician students who agree to practice in a shortage area of Illinois upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health