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Oklahoma Funding & Opportunities

Oklahoma Nursing Student Assistance Program
Forgivable scholarship loans for Oklahoma students pursuing nursing degrees in return for agreeing to practice in Oklahoma upon graduation, with an emphasis placed on practicing in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission
Oklahoma Hospital Association Excellence in Quality Award
Honorary awards that recognize exceptional efforts to improve quality and patient care in Oklahoma hospitals. Small hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals are two of the award categories.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsor: Oklahoma Hospital Association
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, workforce, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 25 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on Barriers to Care and Risk of HIV-Associated Comorbidities among Vulnerable Population Groups
Notice of Special Interest for research that analyzes barriers to care and risk of HIV-associated comorbidities among disproportionally vulnerable and affected population groups of people living with or at risk for HIV infection.
Geographic coverage: 57 priority jurisdictions including 7 states with a substantial rural HIV burden
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
American Electric Power Foundation Grants
Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger, housing, health and safety, human services, education, social/racial equity, and the environment in American Electric Power's 11-state service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Electric Power Foundation
Oklahoma 3 + 1 Program
A scholarship and accelerated degree program for undergraduate students in Oklahoma that have decided to become physicians, are interested in practicing primary care medicine in rural Oklahoma, and would like to accomplish this goal in a shorter amount of time than required in a traditional program.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
Oklahoma AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Oklahoma that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State University Area Health Education Center
Oklahoma Family Practice Resident Rural Scholarship Program
Scholarships/forgivable loans for residents enrolled in accredited family practice or family medicine residency programs located in Oklahoma who agree to practice in rural communities in Oklahoma upon residency completion.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission
Oklahoma Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physician assistants who agree to serve at approved sites in rural and underserved areas of Oklahoma, with a special emphasis on providing care for Medicaid and Medicare recipients.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission
Oklahoma Physician Assistant Scholarship Program
Forgivable loans for physician assistant students who agree to serve in a rural community of Oklahoma upon completion of their training.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission

Last Updated: 6/16/2022