RAC - Scholarships, fellowships, and loan repayment

Merle Mapes Scholarship

Offers scholarships to graduate anesthesia students who choose to practice anesthesia in rural or medical shortage areas of Nebraska. Geographic coverage: Nebraska -- Nebraska Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Tom and Frances Leach Foundation, Inc.

Supports endeavors to include the arts and humanities, education, human services, medical sciences and health, and the social sciences. Geographic coverage: Giving primarily in ND, particularly in Bismarck and Mandan, and the upper Midwest. -- Tom and Frances Leach Foundation

Idaho State Loan Repayment Program

Offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Idaho. Geographic coverage: Idaho -- Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care

Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice

Offers a fellowship to foster the advancement of social justice through participation in healthcare advocacy work that focuses on the unique challenges facing many communities of color. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Families USA

Oklahoma Family Practice Resident Rural Scholarship Program

Offers forgivable loans to residents enrolled in an accredited Family Practice or Family Medicine Residency Program located in Oklahoma who agrees to practice in a rural community of Oklahoma upon completion of his/her residency. Geographic coverage: Oklahoma -- Physician Manpower Training Commission

South Dakota Recruitment Assistance Program

Provides qualifying physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners or nurse midwives an incentive payment in return for three continuous years of practice in an eligible rural community in South Dakota. Geographic coverage: South Dakota -- South Dakota Office of Rural Health

Minnesota Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program

Offers forgivable loans to licensed practical or registered nurse students who agree to practice in a licensed nursing home or intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities in Minnesota. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

Minnesota Allied Heath Care Faculty Loan Forgiveness Program

Offers loan repayment for students completing their final year of master's or doctoral education who plan to become allied healthcare educators at a postsecondary allied healthcare program in Minnesota. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

Minnesota Rural Midlevel Practitioner Loan Forgiveness Program

Offers loan repayment for students in their final year of an initial licensure preparing them to become midlevel practitioners, and who agree to practice in a designated rural area of Minnesota. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program

Provides funds for repayment of loans to dental students, residents, or licensed dentists who plan to practice in Minnesota and offer services to patients enrolled in state public programs or receiving a sliding fee. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

California Vocational Nurse Scholarship

Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in an accredited Vocational Nurse degree program and agree to work in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation. Geographic coverage: California -- Health Professions Education Foundation

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