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Resources by Topic: Scholarships for health careers

Oregon NHSC Loan Repayment and Scholarship Recipients by City
Map of Oregon displaying the location and the number of National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment and scholarship recipients by city and county.
Date: 10/2015
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Mississippi Scholarship Program Helps Create More Rural Physicians
The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program is addressing the state’s health care crisis by providing incentives for medical students to practice in rural areas.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Location: Rural Monitor, 2014(Spring)
Date: 05/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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National Health Service Corps Site Reference Guide
Serves as clarification for NHSC sites regarding eligibility requirements and qualification factors, the application and recertification process, site roles and responsibilities, clinician recruitment, and technical assistance. This document is a supplement to the online NHSC Site Application.
Date: 04/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Programs for Loan Repayment and Forgiveness: A List for Rural Providers
Provides a list of loan repayment and forgiveness programs for rural healthcare facilities that are located in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and seeking physicians.
Author(s): Laura Grangaard
Location: Rural Monitor, 2014(Winter)
Date: 02/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Findings of the First Year Retention Survey of the Multi-State/NHSC Retention Collaborative
Reports on a multi-state survey regarding clinician retention for the National Health Service Corps and similar state programs. Identifies factors related to retention, including clinician characteristics, rural versus urban setting, types of sites and clinicians' experiences.
Author(s): Donald E. Pathman, Jackie Fannell, Thomas R. Konrad, et al.
Date: 11/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
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Growth and Changes in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Workforce with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Studied how additional supplemental funding to the National Health Service Corps through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which was focused on granting more loan repayment awards to clinicians who agreed to work in underserved areas, affected the NHSC's workforce. States that proportions of the NHSC's workforce serving in rural areas changed only modestly.
Author(s): Donald E. Pathman, Thomas R. Konrad
Location: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 25(5), 723-733
Date: 09/2012
Type: Document
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Office of Rural Health Policy Rural Guide to Health Professions Funding
This guide includes information that will increase rural health care providers’ familiarity with the broad range of HRSA workforce funding. These multiple HRSA grant programs can work together to address the continuing multi-faceted rural health care delivery challenges. This guide also includes initiatives in other Federal departments.
Date: 05/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Federal and State Initiatives to Recruit Physicians to Rural Areas
Describes rural physician recruitment and retention challenges and the initiatives in place to help address them.
Author(s): Daniel G. Mareck
Location: AMA Journal of Ethics, 13(5), 304-309
Date: 05/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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The National Health Service Corps - A Critical Component of Provider Recruitment in North Carolina's Rural and Underserved Communities
Describes issues related to the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment program (LRP), which is a provider recruitment tool for rural and underserved Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Author(s): John Price
Location: North Carolina Medical Journal, 71(3), 251
Date: 05/2010
Type: Document
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Nursing Workforce: HHS Needs Methodology to Identify Facilities with a Critical Shortage of Nurses
Reports on changes in the registered nurse (RN) shortage since 2000. Also discusses the impact of the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) and Nursing Scholarship Program (NSP) on the shortage of nurses.
Date: 04/2007
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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