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Hawaii Funding & Opportunities

Hawaii Pacific Basin Rural Rotations and Pacific Experience
Placement and financial assistance for medical students and residents who would like to gain clinical experience in remote rural sites in the Pacific Islands.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii and Pacific territories (American Samoa, Guam, Hilo, Kauai, Maui, Palau, and Pohnpei)
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Hawaii Pre-Health Career Corps
A free year-round educational program for high school and college students in Hawaii who are interested in pursuing careers in health.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Hawaii State Conrad 30 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 Hawaii, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii State Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Hawaii.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: 15 Western states, as well as U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Hawaii Tobacco Cessation Services for Priority Populations Grants Inactive
Grants to provide intensive, evidence-based tobacco cessation services to priority populations in Hawaii to help them to stop using tobacco.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2024
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF)
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program Inactive
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, New York, Texas. A list of the specific counties eligible in New York and Texas is available on the program website under the "Limits of Geography" heading.
Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2023
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
Agricultural Health and Safety Small Grant Program Inactive
Grants for graduate student and faculty researchers with the goal of encouraging the development of creative research and intervention projects while nurturing researchers, especially early career researchers, who are interested in agricultural health and safety research.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2023
Sponsor: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Hawaii Community Foundation Health and Wellness Collaboration and Seed Grants Inactive
Grants for collaborative, community developed projects designed to improve the ecosystem of health and wellness where people in Hawaii live, connect, work, and play.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2023
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
Micro-Grants for Food Security Program Inactive
Grants to eligible agencies for the competitive distribution of sub-grants that increase the quantity and quality of locally grown food in areas that have significant levels of food insecurity.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, U.S. Virgin Islands
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Last Updated: 12/16/2023