The Maryland Higher Education Commission invites institutions with academic programs that produce graduates eligible to take the appropriate national examination for licensure, certification, or registration in the certified health personnel shortage areas to apply for the HPSIG formula based grant. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene annually approves the list of health personnel shortage areas based on healthcare occupational projections produced by the Department of Labor and Licensing and has certified the following health personnel shortage areas for the FY 2017 funding round:
Awards will be distributed after all submissions and data have been verified and award amounts computed by MHEC. Funding is contingent upon the availability of funds. Awardees should refer to the timetable below for grant period information and report due dates. Links to application materials are posted below.
A one-time no cost six-month extension may be approved if justified. Please see the RFA for additional information.
Please contact Benee' Edwards if you have questions about the grant
program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HPSIG FY2017 Request for Applications (PDF)
HPSIG FY2017 Request for Applications (DOCX)
HPSIG FY2017 Interim Report Form (PDF)
HPSIG FY2017 Interim Report Form (DOCX)
HPSIG FY2017 Final Report (PDF)
HPSIG FY2017 Final Report (DOCX)
DHMH Health Occupations Shortage Areas (FY 2017 Awards)
HPSIG FY2016 Instructions and Application (PDF)
HPSIG FY 2016 Final Report Form
6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-3300
Toll Free: (800) 974-0203 (If calling outside of the Baltimore City area)