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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
Stipend 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 and Catastrophes
Provides scholarships to an obstetrical simulation course for 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
Texas Ima Hogg Scholarships for Social Workers
Scholarships for graduate students of accredited social work programs in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Virginia EMS Scholarship
Scholarships to support qualified applicants seeking to earn an initial or advanced EMS credential within Virginia.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
Librarians as Catalysts for Community Health: Midwest Region Inactive
Scholarships for students to earn an American Library Association (ALA) Accredited Master's Degree through an online/in-person, cross-disciplinary program that aims to train students in health librarianship. The program is especially interested in applicants located in rural and urban underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Students must live in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah, or Wyoming.
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Sponsor: University of Missouri
Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program Inactive
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 30, 2019
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project Technical Assistance Inactive
Technical assistance for 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
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 15, 2019
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2019
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships Inactive
Scholarships for 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: Jul 31, 2019
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
North Dakota RuralMed Program Inactive
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 1, 2019
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences