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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.

Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled in undergraduate pre-nursing programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Zenni Scholarship to Advance Children's Vision Inactive
Scholarships for the Prevent Blindness Children's Vision Screening Certification Course and access to vouchers for the full cost of Zenni eyeglasses for eligible children served by scholarship recipients. Applicants from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Available in all states except Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2023
Sponsor: Prevent Blindness
Kansas Nurses Foundation: Frank J. and Christine R. Bouska Family Scholarship Inactive
Scholarship for individuals from western Kansas who are pursuing certain nursing specialties and intend to practice for at least one year in a rural area of Kansas after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsor: Kansas Nurses Foundation
Arkansas Rural Practice Scholarship program Inactive
Forgivable loans for Arkansas students who are enrolled, accepted, or alternates for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and who agree to practice full-time primary care medicine in a rural community in Arkansas after completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Campuses
Delores and Charles Baker Scholarship Inactive
Need based scholarship for an underrepresented minority medical school student enrolled in an accredited program for the 2021-2022 academic year. Priority will be given to applicants that have an interest in health issues that impact rural populations and an interest in practicing in a rural setting.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2021
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships
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, 2021
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) Inactive
Awards funding to health professions schools to increase diversity in the health professions workforce by providing scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Priority is given to institutions that seek to place graduates in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services