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Rural Healthcare Workforce – Funding & Opportunities

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Delta Health Care Services Grant Program Inactive
Grants to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2023
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program Inactive
Funding to enhance nursing education and strengthen the nursing workforce through experiential learning opportunities, including the use of simulation-based technology. Funding should expand the capacity of nurses to advance the health of patients, families, and communities in rural or medically underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Language and Disability Access (PCTE-LDA) Inactive
Grants to develop curricula and train medical students, physician assistant students, and primary care medical residents to provide high quality primary care services to individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) and/or individuals with physical disabilities, and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) with goals of improving health outcomes for these populations. Priority will be given to applicants who can demonstrate that they train residents in rural areas and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Accessing Health Professions Workshop Inactive
A two day educational program designed to encourage more American Indian/Alaska Native students to pursue health professions. The workshop will take place July 27-30 in Pomona, California.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2023
Sponsor: Western University of Health Sciences
Treatment, Recovery, and Workforce Support Grants Inactive
Grants to implement evidence-based programs to support individuals in substance use disorder treatment and recovery to live independently and participate in the workforce. Projects should focus on equity for rural, tribal, and other underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 30, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP Academies Inactive
Grants to increase and support opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter and graduate from health professions programs. National HCOP Academies strengthen the health workforce pipeline in medically underserved and rural areas by providing both academic and social supports to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 24, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training in exchange for a service commitment in an approved site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for eligible primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Workforce Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for eligible clinicians who agree to serve in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program Inactive
Grants to support innovative academic-practice partnerships to prepare primary care advanced practice registered nursing students to practice in rural and underserved settings through academic and clinical training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 6/5/2023