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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
Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project Technical Assistance
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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
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
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
Virginia Nursing Scholarship Programs Inactive
Virginia scholarship program for students enrolled in nursing education programs to become registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse educators, nurse practitioners, or nurse midwives.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity
Iowa Farm Bureau Rural Family Medicine Scholarship Inactive
Offers scholarships to 4th year medical students and 3rd year residents in Iowa who show a strong desire to practice in rural areas of Iowa upon completion of their degrees.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians
AlohaCare Scholarship Inactive
Provides scholarships to Hawaii undergraduate or graduate students pursuing healthcare and health-related degrees.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Sponsor: AlohaCare
The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships Inactive
Provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate Tribal College students.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund