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Minnesota Funding & Opportunities

Rural Physician Associate Program
A 9-month, community-based educational experience for third-year medical students at the University of Minnesota that allows them to live and train in rural communities across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2022
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Minnesota 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 Minnesota, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Pilot/Feasibility Projects Academic Track
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: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America's General Use Grant
Funding for programs and organizations working in rural communities in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in the areas of education, environment, technology, and quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2022
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Minnesota Rural Family Medicine Residency Grant Program
Assists family medicine residency programs outside the 7-county Minnesota Twin Cities metropolitan area by supporting costs associated with training eligible physician residents.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 9, 2022
Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Program
Funding for projects focused on improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Dec 19, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Mental Health Cultural Community Continuing Education Grants Individual Providers Tuition Reimbursement Program
Grants for mental health providers in Minnesota pursuing a course of study, through post-secondary training or continuing education, that is expected to lead to recognition as a board-approved supervisor to individual practitioners pursuing licensure as a mental health professional.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Allied Health Care Faculty Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for individuals studying to teach in allied healthcare or advanced nursing in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for dental students, residents, and licensed dentists who plan to provide at least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public program enrollees and/or patients receiving a sliding fee schedule in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Employee Scholarship Grant Program
Funding for home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support employee scholarship programs for education and training in nursing and other healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

Last Updated: 11/8/2022