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West Virginia Funding & Opportunities

West Virginia Family Medicine Rural Scholars Program
Scholarships for third-year West Virginia medical students who show strong interest in practicing family medicine in rural West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia University School of Medicine
West Virginia Hepatitis Academic Mentoring Partnership
A tele-mentoring partnership designed for primary care providers in rural West Virginia to link with disease experts for hepatitis C training.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Rural Health Association
West Virginia Hospital Assistance Grant Program
Grants for financially vulnerable hospitals in West Virginia for at-risk patient care services or health information systems technology sharing.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Health Care Authority
West Virginia Medical Student Loan Program
Forgivable loans for medical students in West Virginia who agree to practice in an underserved area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia University Institute for Community and Rural Health
West Virginia Rural Community Health Scholars
A program for health professions students in West Virginia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Area Health Education Centers
West Virginia Rural Health Infrastructure Loan Fund
Loans for health providers in West Virginia for capital funding needs including construction, renovation, expansion equipment purchases, technology purchases, and practice acquisition.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Center for Rural Health Development
West Virginia Rural Health Service Program
A financial incentive for third and fourth year medical students at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in exchange for a commitment to serve the same number of years upon graduation from residency in a rural underserved area of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian, Delta, and Northern Border Regions Inactive
Grants for projects in the Appalachian, Lower Mississippi Delta, and Northern Border regions that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Service areas of the Northern Border Regional Commission, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Delta Regional Authority
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
West Virginia Mental Health Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for mental health professionals who agree to deliver therapy or counseling services in underserved areas of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
West Virginia Nursing Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for LPN, RN, LPN, teaching certificate, masters, and doctoral nursing students who agree to complete a service obligation in West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsors: West Virginia Center for Nursing, West Virginia Student Aid Management

Last Updated: 5/21/2024