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Illinois Funding & Opportunities

Illinois AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Illinois that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Area Health Education Centers Network Program
Illinois National Health Service Corps State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives, dentists, and psychiatrists who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Illinois Reproductive Health Facilities Capital Grant Program
Capital grants to support reproductive healthcare facilities in Illinois that are experiencing increased demand for their services. Priority will be given to projects that are located in rural or underserved areas, that provide a range of pregnancy-related medical services, and that address an unmet need for additional capacity and/or patient and staff safety and security.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Illinois Rural Health Experience (RHE) Program
A field experience for health professions students in Illinois to observe rural healthcare providers and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Rural Health Professions
Illinois Underserved Physician Workforce (UPW) Loan Repayment Program
Funding to assist communities in recruiting physicians to their nonprofit healthcare facilities in Heath Professional Shortage Areas in Illinois. Practice location sites register and agree to sponsor any provider who wishes to be considered for the program. Providers may apply for loan repayment in return for service at an approved site for at least 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Illinois Veterans' Home Medical Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain medical professionals to pursue or continue careers at veterans' homes in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development Fellows Program
Fellowships for faculty or staff from Land Grant Institutions to collaborate with NCRCRD staff on research and/or outreach projects that will enhance rural development in the North Central Region.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Rural Feasibility Study Grant Program
Funding for feasibility studies that will result in economic development in rural areas of Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including feasibility studies for healthcare organizations.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Pilot/Feasibility Projects Academic Track Inactive
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing work-related stress and mental health; the prevention of slips, trips, and falls; machine safety; and chemical safety.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2024
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Telligen Community Initiative Grants Inactive
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2024
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative

Last Updated: 5/13/2024