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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.

Kearney Health Opportunities Program (KHOP) Inactive
Scholarships and professional development opportunities for high school seniors from rural Nebraska who wish to practice in rural Nebraska following the completion of specific health professions educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2019
Sponsors: University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Illinois Rural Health Association Spring Semester 2020 Scholarships Inactive
Sponsors scholarships for students who have an intention to work in rural Illinois and who are interested in one of the following programs of study: medical billing and coding, social work, behavioral health, and dental school.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2019
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
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
Illinois Podiatric Medicine Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for podiatric physician students who agree to practice in a shortage area of Illinois upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
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, 2019
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Travel Awards for AI/AN Undergraduate Students Inactive
Travel awards to attend the Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Conference. Awards will go to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students who have an interest in biomedical research relating to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) mission areas. Students who receive travel awards will be given priority to participate in the NIDDK Summer Research Training Program in 2020.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 19, 2019
Sponsors: Association of American Indian Physicians, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases