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Rural Health Fellows Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
National Rural Health Association
Deadlines
Sep 15, 2022
Contact

Ally Zimmerman
202.639.0550
azimmerman@nrharural.org

Purpose

The Rural Health Fellows Program is designed to educate and develop a community of rural health leaders who will choose to serve in key positions in the National Rural Health Association, affiliated rural health advocacy groups, and local and state legislative bodies, with a specific focus on health equity.

Selected participants will meet in person 3 times for intensive leadership and advocacy training. Applicants will also participate in conference calls and mentorship activities and should be dedicated to advocating on behalf of rural health.

Dates for training sessions are:

  • February 7-9, 2023 at the Rural Health Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.
  • May 16-19, 2023 at the NRHA Annual Rural Health Conference in San Diego, California
  • February, 2024 at the Rural Health Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.
Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be members of the NRHA and their state rural health association or be willing to join before the start of the program
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to improving the health of all people residing in rural America, through the provision of equitable healthcare services.
  • Be willing and able to commit to monthly conference calls as part of the program and complete a project as a member of an Action Project Team.
  • Commit to attend all Rural Health Fellows training sessions.
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

There is no program fee for participation in the the Rural Health Fellows program.

10 - 15 participants are selected each year. Applicants must have a sponsor (employer, corporate, or self) responsible for all travel and lodging costs to attend the training sessions.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

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