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Utah Funding & Opportunities

Utah Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in a federally designated Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area in Utah, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Utah Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who locate and practice in underserved areas in Utah for at least 3 years.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Utah Rural Physician Loan Repayment Program
Educational loan repayment assistance for physicians who contract to work in a rural hospital in Utah for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah 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
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Grants to support healthcare organizations in providing medical screenings to qualifying individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; creating education programs and sharing public information on radiogenic diseases; providing referrals and follow-up services for medical treatment; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: May 29, 2024
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Affairs: Emergency Drought Relief for Tribes Inactive
Funding for eligible tribes that are impacted by the operation of reclamation water projects with near-term drought relief projects and to assist eligible tribes to develop, manage, and protect their water and related resources to mitigate the adverse impacts of drought.
Geographic coverage: Federally recognized Indian Tribes in the 17 Western States identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation
Mountain Plains Leadership Academy Inactive
In-person, 2-day training academy and follow-up activities for new and emerging behavioral health leaders in HHS Region 8 states.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2024
Sponsors: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, Mountain Plains Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center
Native American Affairs Technical Assistance to Tribes Inactive
Financial assistance for projects and activities that develop, manage, and protect water and related resources on tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Federally recognized Indian Tribes in the 17 Western States identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation
Utah SelectHealth Awards Program Inactive
Recognizes organizations and individuals in Utah working to promote health and wellness, assist individuals with special needs, support the underserved, and build strong communities.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
Sponsor: SelectHealth
Utah AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers

Last Updated: 4/2/2024