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Hawaii Funding & Opportunities

Hawaii Solo and Small Practice Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment to for-profit solo and small private practices in areas of significant need in Hawaii with a focus is on neighbor islands and those with the least resources. The service commitment is a minimum of 2 years.
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
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
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: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsor: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Hawaii Community Grants for Youth Electronic Smoking Device Prevention Inactive
Grants for projects to prevent the use of Electronic Smoking Devices by Hawaii youth under the age of 18. A focus of the program is to reduce tobacco-related disparities in population groups in Hawaii with the highest prevalence rates for tobacco use, including Native Hawaiians, people with mental health and/or substance use challenges, LGBT communities, and populations with low socio-economic status.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
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 3, 2022
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
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, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Hawaii.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2022
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
AlohaCare Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for AlohaCare members and people in their immediate families who are interested in pursuing careers in health services.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: May 23, 2022
Sponsors: AlohaCare, Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 5 Grants Inactive
Funding for projects in Region 5 (western U.S.) that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; and improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine

Last Updated: 1/18/2023