Health Professions Careers Opportunity Program

The Health Professions Careers Opportunity Program (HPCOP) supports a variety of programs designed to increase the number of underrepresented individuals in health professions training and working in health careers.


Find out if you are eligible for HCAI funding.

Health Professions Pathways Program (HPPP)

HPPP is designed to recruit and support students from underrepresented regions and backgrounds to pursue health careers. 

HPPP is a competitive grant opportunity to award organizations that will develop and implement health professions pathways programs that can include pipeline programs, summer internships, and post undergraduate fellowships.

Please review the 22/23 HPPP Grant Guide for program guidance and requirements.

Application Dates

  • Opens June 15, 2023
  • Closes August 15, 2023



Health Careers Exploration Program (HCEP)

HCEP formerly Mini-Grants Program is designed to strengthen the educational and social foundations by providing direct and indirect program support for underrepresented and/or disadvantaged individuals interested in pursuing healthcare careers. 

HCEP awards up to $25,000 to institutions to support conferences, workshops, or career exploration activities, exposing students to health careers. 

Application Dates

  • Opens April 26, 2023 
  • Closes June 26, 2023 


Contact Us


Phone: (916) 326-3700


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