Engagement and Resources

Published April 03, 2023

By AACOM Government Relations

Advocacy Federal Policy Financial Aid GME Funding OME Advocate

New Funding Opportunity Available Now with the HCOP Program: The Health Careers Opportunities Program (HCOP) provides opportunities to people from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their skills to compete for, enter and graduate from health or allied health professions schools. HRSA will award approximately $13.5 million to fund up to 21 grants for five years. To check eligibility status and navigate the application process, view the funding notice. Join a technical assistance webinar on April 11, 2023, from 2:00-3:30 PM ET to learn about this funding opportunity, including application requirements. Applications are due May 24, 2023.

Applications Now Open for the NHSC 2023 Loan Repayment Programs: Osteopathic physicians who commit to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas may receive loan repayment through the National Health Service Corp (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP)Substance Use Disorder Workforce LRP and Rural Community LRP. Each program has varying eligibility requirements and award levels. Applications are due on April 25, 2023, at 7:30 PM ET.

Applications Now Open for the NHSC Scholarship Program: The NHSC Scholarship Program provides scholarships to health professions students pursuing careers in primary care in exchange for their commitment to serve in high-need, underserved communities. The scholarship covers tuition and eligible fees. Explore the benefits of the NHSC Scholarship Program and apply by April 27, 2023, at 7:30 PM ET.

Call for Rural Reviewers for HRSA Grant Applications: As the HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy gears up for a number of competitive grant programs, they are looking for additional grant reviewers with expertise in rural health. Reviews are virtual and you can register online.