Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) Resources

Funding

Funding to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related issues. List may include programs with a primary purpose other than addressing SUDs.

National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (NHSC S2S LRP)

Provides funding for loan repayment for students in their last year of pursuing a degree in allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, or dentistry in exchange for 3-year full-time or 6-year half-time service commitments providing primary care services in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) upon the completion of their residency.

Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency Integration Program (ANE-NPRIP) Inactive

Expands and enhances existing 12-month nurse practitioner (NP) residency programs with the goal of increasing the number of new, qualified primary care or behavioral health NPs prepared to work in integrated, community-based settings, especially in rural or underserved areas.

Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for primary care, dental, and behavioral/mental health professionals in exchange for 2-year service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in a Primary Care, Dental, and Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in rural, urban, and underserved areas.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
National Health Service Corps Rural Community Loan Repayment Program (NHSC Rural Community LRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for primary care and behavioral/mental health professionals in exchange for 3-year service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in a Primary Care and Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in rural communities. Seeks to increase the number of primary care and behavioral/mental health professionals providing opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use disorders (SUDs) treatment and services to patients in rural areas.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
National Health Service Corps Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program (NHSC SUD Workforce LRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for substance use disorder (SUD) primary care and behavioral/mental health professionals in exchange for 3-year service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in Mental Health and/or Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in rural and underserved areas.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) Inactive

Addresses primary care provider shortages by offering scholarships to health professions students in exchange for full-time service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in a Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in urban, rural, or tribal communities.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Nurse Corps Scholarship Program (Nurse Corps SP) Inactive

Addresses health professional shortages by offering scholarships to eligible nursing students in exchange for full-time service obligations at critical shortage facilities (CSFs) located in primary care or mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).

Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program Inactive

Expands and enhances training programs for paraprofessionals in behavioral health fields in order to improve services for children whose parents are impacted by opioid use disorder (OUD) or substance use disorder (SUD). Increases the number of paraprofessionals and peer support specialists working as members of integrated, interprofessional teams in high-demand areas to reduce the risk of mental health disorders and SUD among children, adolescents, transitional aged youth and their families.

Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program (NCLRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and nurse faculty in exchange for full-time service obligations at critical shortage facilities (CSFs) located in primary care or mental health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) or at a school of nursing. Addresses nursing shortages to meet the healthcare needs of underserved communities.

Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program Inactive

Offers funding to eligible institutions that then distribute funds, based on a formula, to full-time nurse anesthetist trainees to help cover the required education and living expenses. Seeks to increase the number of certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) practicing in rural and underserved areas. Supports didactic and clinical teaching and training for nurse anesthetists trainees (NATs) in various areas, including opioid use disorder (OUD) management and medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry Inactive

Supports the planning, development, operation, and participation in accredited postdoctoral training programs for general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and dental public health. Seeks to improve health outcomes by providing low-income, underserved, uninsured, underrepresented minority, rural, and other disadvantaged populations with increased access to oral health services.

Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Residency Training in Primary Care (PCTE-RTPC) Program Inactive

Aims to increase the number of primary care physicians capable and willing to provide care to rural and/or underserved communities by funding accredited residency training program improvements in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics. Works to reduce healthcare expenses, improve care quality, and increase access to healthcare by preparing and encouraging residency graduates to serve in rural and/or underserved areas.

Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program Inactive

Funds to support new and existing medical and dental residency training programs in community-based, ambulatory patient care settings. Helps address health professional shortages by supporting efforts to encourage and prepare residents to offer high-quality healthcare to rural and underserved communities.

Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) - Professionals Inactive

Funds to expand community-based training for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use disorders (SUD), especially among affected rural youth, for students pursuing advanced degrees in behavioral health.

Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency (ANE-NPR) Program Inactive

Provides funding to support the development, enhancement, or expansion of nurse practitioner (NP) residency programs. Focuses on providing residency training opportunities that include interprofessional, team-centered, clinical, and academic training experiences. Offers employment assistance to program participants to increase access to primary care, especially in rural and underserved communities.

Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program Inactive

Supports academic clinical partnerships to train and prepare nursing school graduates to offer healthcare services to rural and underserved communities. Aims to increase access to primary medical care by funding the development and implementation of longitudinal clinical training experiences for nurse practitioners (NPs), clinical nurse specialists (CNSs), and nurse midwives (NMs).

Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Advanced Nursing Education – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Program (ANE-SANE) Inactive

Provides funding for local, regional, or state-level organizations to develop advanced nursing education programs to train eligible nurses as sexual assault nurse examiners. Coordinates all aspects of the education process, from recruitment, didactic and clinical training, and monitoring experiential learning hours up to certification completion and the retention of sexual assault nurse examiners in the workforce. Seeks to increase the number of practicing sexual assault nurse examiners, especially among rural and underserved populations, with the goals of better physical and mental healthcare for survivors, better evidence collection, and higher prosecution rates

Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2018
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program - Supplemental Funding Inactive

Funds health centers' efforts to address local behavioral health needs, specifically those related to mental health, substance use disorder (SUD), and opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural and other medically underserved communities. Aims to increase behavioral health and primary care services offered in communities with high need and high demand by expanding the trained professional and paraprofessional workforce to establish interprofessional healthcare teams in federally funded healthcare facilities.

Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2018
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities Inactive

Funds for states to develop and implement programs to address the oral health workforce needs in Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (Dental HPSAs), including those in rural communities. Supports new ideas, methods, and/or approaches to increase access to oral health services. Allows states to design programs to address two clinical priority areas: opioid use disorder (OUD) through safe and effective pain management and identification and treatment of substance abuse, and common risk factors for childhood obesity and dental caries.

Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2018
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Predoctoral Pediatric Training in General Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Inactive

Offers funding to plan, develop, and operate predoctoral pediatric training programs for general dentistry or dental hygiene students. Seeks to improve oral health outcomes by increasing the number of dental health professionals trained and willing to provide dental care to vulnerable, underserved, and rural children between the ages of 0 and 5.

Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2017
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)

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HRSA Behavioral Health Workforce Development Grants and Programs

Provides information on multiple grants and programs to support the development and education of the behavioral health workforce to meet the needs of rural, underserved, and other vulnerable populations. Includes a focus on expanding training programs for substance abuse prevention and treatment services.

Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
HRSA Nursing Workforce Development Grants and Programs

Provides information on multiple grants and programs to support the development and education of the nursing workforce to meet the needs of rural, underserved, and other vulnerable populations.

Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
HRSA Oral Health Workforce Development Grants and Programs

Provides information on multiple grants and programs to support the development and education of the oral health workforce to meet the needs of rural, underserved, and other vulnerable populations.

Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
HRSA Primary Care Workforce Development Grants and Programs

Provides information on multiple community-based training and faculty development grants and programs to support the education and training of primary care physicians and physician assistants to meet the needs of rural, underserved, and other vulnerable populations.

Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)