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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.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Inactive
Provides scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a 2-year, full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 11, 2017
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Agricultural Medicine Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals Scholarship Inactive
Awards scholarships to attend the the Core Courses for Agricultural Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals to be held in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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: May 1, 2017
Sponsor: Center for American Indian Health
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship Inactive
Awards scholarships to students pursuing registered nursing or licensed practical nursing degrees who agree to serve at a medical facility in Kansas upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship Inactive
Awards scholarships to osteopathic medical students pursuing a career in primary care medicine, who agree to work in an underserved geographic area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program Inactive
Provides scholarships for registered nurses seeking to become a nurse practitioner in a rural area in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Sponsor: Illinois Farm Bureau
Illinois Nursing Education Scholarship Program Inactive
Offers scholarships for Illinois residents to overcome financial barriers to pursuing nursing degrees. Awardees must practice in the state upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2017
Sponsors: Illinois Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health
New Mexico Health Service Corps Stipend Program Inactive
Provides a stipend to eligible health professionals during their last two years of training or residency for individuals who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2017
Sponsor: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program Inactive
Provides scholarships for students pursuing primary care health professions training in exchange for a service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2017
Sponsor: National Health Service Corps
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Offers scholarships to Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2017
Sponsor: Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky