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Georgia Funding & Opportunities

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in rural Appalachian areas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: States within the Appalachian Region
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
COMPASS Initiative HIV Capacity Building Assistance and Training
Training and technical assistance for HIV/AIDS-serving community-based organizations in the 9 Deep South states. Topics include organizational capacity building, stigma reduction, cultural competency, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Georgia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Georgia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network
Georgia J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Georgia, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Loan Fund Program
Community development loans to local governments, public service authorities, user associations, nonprofit organizations, and other community entities for the development and/or construction of large-scale community projects.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.
Georgia Physician Loan Repayment Program (GPLRP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a medically underserved or rural community in Georgia for at least 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
Georgia Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a rural community in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
Georgia Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who agree to practice full-time in a rural community in Georgia for at least 1 year.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
Georgia Dentists for Rural Areas Assistance Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for dental education student loan debt in return for a commitment to practice in underserved, rural areas of Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
Georgia Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program (PALRP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for physician assistants who agree to practice full-time in a rural community in Georgia for at least 12 months.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce

Last Updated: 10/4/2021